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Militants fire on forces search party in Hajin, area cordoned

Militants fire on forces search party in Hajin, area cordoned
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Srinagar: An encounter ensued between militants and government forces in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday morning.

SSP Bandipora Sheikh Zulfikar Azad said that a joint search party of army and police were fired upon by the militants soon after the search operation was launched in Parra Mohalla area of Hajin.

The fire was retaliated which resulted into the exchange of gunfire, he said.

He said that the area is under  cordon and operation is ongoing. (GNS)

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