Two army personnel injured in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Two army personnel were injured on Saturday in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“Security forces including Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) surrounded a house in Marsari village last evening on information that a group of militants were hiding there,” a senior police officer told IANS here.

“When the security forces closed in on the house, the militants opened fire triggering a gunfight.”

“Two army personnel including an officer have been injured in this operation,” the official added.

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