PULWAMA — An armed forces personnel was injured in an ongoing military operation against militants in the Mitrigam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.

A top police officer said that during the initial exchange of firing one army personnel received a minor injury.

He has been removed to a hospital where his condition is said to be stable.

Earlier, a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation on a specific input about the presence of militants in the area.

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As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the target spot, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering the operation. (GNS)

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