Army commando injured in gunfight with militants in J-K

Srinagar, Feb 23: An Army commando was today injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.

Security forces launched a counter-insurgency operation in the Hajin area of Bandipora this morning following information about the presence of four militants there, the sources

As the troops were laying a cordon in the area, the militants opened indiscriminate fire at them and fled the spot.

One Army commando of 31 Rashtriya Rifles was injured in the firing, the sources said.