Srinagar, Aug 13: A soldier was injured in fresh firing during search operation in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday morning.
Official sources said that a Sepoy Raj Kumar of 13 RR injured in fresh firing incident.
Earlier, a joint team of army’s 13 RR and SOG cordoned off Wahabpora area of Hajin following inputs about the presence of some militants, a police official told news agency GNS.
He said that as the joint team laid the seige in the village, some militants fired upon the search party from the outer cordoned area resulting in injuries to two policemen.
Both the injured Mukhtiyar and Fayaz Ahmad have been hospitalised, he said.
As the reinforcement of army intensified the searches, a fresh firing incident o
“Whole area has been now cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to track down the militant group”, he said. GNS