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Major injured in accidental fire during search op in J-K

Srinagar: An army officer was today injured when his service weapon went off accidentally during a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, the police said.

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Kangnoo village of Shopian following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

Major Praveen, who suffered injury in the leg, was rushed to 92 base hospital of the Army here, the official said.

—PTI