KULGAM — An Army trooper and a civilian have been injured in an ongoing encounter in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.
As per the official reports, an Army personnel and a civilian were injured during the exchange of fire between militants and security forces.
The civilian identified as Manzoor Ahmad Lone, who received a bullet wound was shifted to GMC Anantnag.
“The Army personnel was also immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital, where his condition is said to be stable,” the officer added.
Earlier, a joint team of Police and the Army launched a cordon and search operation in the Redwani area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an encounter.