Reyaz Rashid

Gunfight breaks out in Narvaw Bla, soldier injured

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Baramulla: A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces in Wanseeran Taripora area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said here on Wednesday.

An official said that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area. “As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight,” he said.

“Encounter has started at Wanseeran Taripora area of #Baramulla. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” said Kashmir Police zone in a tweet while confirming the development.

Meanwhile, according to the GNS, in intial exchange of fire one army trooper received bullet wound in leg, and has been shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.

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