Encounter in Kashmir, Army jawan injured

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.