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Encounter in Kashmir, Army jawan injured

Jammu: Indian army soldiers take position during an attack by militants at Janglote village of Kautha district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. PTI Photo (PTI3_28_2014_000067A)

Srinagar: An army jawan was injured today in an encounter with militants in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said.

The gunbattle broke out at Drabgam after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said one army jawan sustained injuries in the exchange of firing between the two sides.

Further details of the incident are awaited, he added.