J&K: One dead, four injured in gunfight

Kashmir: According to the information given by the officials, in an incident that took place in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district that killed a soldier and four others got injured in an ongoing gunfight between the security forces and militants.

The gunfight broke out in Awneera village of Shopian after security forces including the army’s Rashtriya Rifles, state police and the Central Reserve Police Force, on receiving intelligence reports that a group of two to three militants were hiding in the village, surrounded it, but came under fire from the militants.

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“The injured soldiers have been shifted to hospital. The gunfight is still going on in the village,” police said.

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