Shopian encounter: Fresh firing resumed, army man injured in initial exchange of fire succumbs | KNO

Shopian encounter: Fresh firing resumed, army man injured in initial exchange of fire succumbs | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Pulwama, August 02 (KNO) : After a brief lull, fresh exchange of fire has resumed between militants and government forces in Pandushan village of South kashmir's Shopian district and an army man who was injured in initial exchange of fire has succumbed to his injuries. An official confirmed to KNO that a fresh contact has been established after initial exchange of fire and army man who was injured in initial exchange of fire has succumbed to his injuries. He got injured in initial exchange of fire and was shifted to Army hospital Badamibagh Srinagar, where he breathed his last. Pertinently encounter broke out in the area at around 1 am on Friday after joint team of forces including 34 RR has launched cordon and search operation on credible inputs about the presence of militants in the area.(KNO)