IAF Garud Personnel Martyred, 5 Terrorists Gun Down During Bandipora Encounter


Update: One Indian Air Force (IAF) Garud personnel lost his life.

Srinagar: Security forces gun down 5 terrorists during encounter in Bandipora’s Hajin. Operation continues. Earlier, An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday, the police said.

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Security forces cordoned off and launched a search operation in Chandergeer village in Hajin area of the district after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said the search operation resulted in an encounter when the militants hiding there fired on the search party of the security forces, who retaliated.