Army jawan injured in encounter with terrorists in Kashmir's Qazigund

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"Sources said that militant attacked an Army convoy, which was on way from Jammu to Srinagar, at Bonigam at Qazigund this afternoon".

Two militants and a soldier were killed in an encounter that raged after Lashkar-e-Toiba militants attacked an army convoy at Qazigund area on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir's Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Due to encounter, authorities suspended traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway while train service to Banihal was also stopped. The sources in army told Mirror that after the attack on the army patrol at Bounigam that left one soldier dead, the terrorists fled and took shelter inside a building.

The house in which the militants were hiding was fully destroyed during the gunfight.

However, army chased the militants, who took refuge inside a residential house and fired upon them, triggering a fierce gunfight.

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"In the ensuing gunfight, two militants and an army man were killed", the official said.

Police said protests broke out in the village during the gunfight with locals clashing with government forces.

The security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the militants, the police official added. He said the search operation is on.

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