Army convoy attacked, jawan injured in Kashmir encounter

RSTV Bureau
File photo: Security personnel arrive during a gun battle with suspected militants at Army camp at Nagrota near Jammu. (Representative image).

File photo: Security personnel arrive during a gun battle with suspected militants at Army camp at Nagrota near Jammu. (Representative image).

An encounter broke out in Qazigund area of south Kashmir today after militants opened fire on an Army vehicle, resulting in injuries to a soldier.

Militants opened fire on an Army convoy, which was on its way to Srinagar, at Qazigund, resulting in injuries to one jawan, a police official said.

He said the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the militants.

The search operation by security forces has turned into an encounter with militants, the official said, adding further details are awaited.