Anantnag, June 17: An army Major was killed while another officer and two other soldiers were injured in a gunfight with the militants in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.
Reports said that Government Forces cordoned off Bidora area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district after receiving information about the presence of militants.
The militants resorted to indiscriminate firing resulting in the injuries of an officer and three other soldiers, including an officer. The Major rank officer succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. The rest of the injured have been rushed to the 92 base hospital of the Army in Srinagar.
The exchange of fire was on when last reports came.