Two soldiers injured in Kashmir shootout

Srinagar: Two soldiers suffered injuries in an ongoing gunfight with a group of militants in north Kashmir border village of Keran on Thursday morning, an army spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said the shootout erupted around 7.15 a.m. in the last village on this side of the Line of Control (LoC) situated some 120 km from here.

It was “likely an infiltration attempt” that was foiled, he said.

“Two non-fatal casualties have been evacuated,” the spokesperson said.