Encounter rages in Bandipora, Anantnag-One militant killed, cop injured
Srinagar, Oct 11: A fierce gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in GundJahangir area of Hajin in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday morning. Meanwhile, a gunfight was reported in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district where a militant has been killed and one cop has been reported injured during the fire fight.
Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Hajin.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police official also confirmed about the exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
Meanwhile, a militant was killed while a policeman was injured in an encounter at Khagund Verinag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district
A police official said that on a specific information police went to pick up an OGW. As soon as police party approached towards suspected spot, the hiding militant fired upon the police party leading to an encounter.
The police officer further said that during the exchange of firing, one unidentified militant was killed, while as a cop also received bullet wound. He was shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, a pistol and a grenade was recovered from the possession of slain militant. (with inputs from agencies)