Srinagar: A girl was injured in a shootout between militants and security forces on Thursday in Khudwani area in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, official sources said.
They said militants fired towards a security force camp at Khudwani in Kulgam district in the wee hours of Thursday. However, alert security forces also retaliated ensuing in a brief encounter, they said adding in the shootout a girl Muskan, resident of Wanigund, was injured after she was hit by a stray bullet.
The injured was rushed to hospital at Qaimoh, they said adding the entire area has been cordoned off and a massive hunt has been launched to nab the militants. However, so far no contact was established with the militants, who are believed to have escaped under the cover of darkness.