Militants Target Army Patrol Party In Bandipora


Srinagar: Militants on Saturday opened firing on an Army patrol in the forests of Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.

The ultras opened firing on a foot patrol of 14 Rashtriya Rifles at Raainaar forest in Bandipora, they said. The area has been cordoned off and a search is on for the militants, the police said, adding no casualties have been reported so far.

This comes a day after terrorists attacked an army patrol party in Haril area of Kupwara district. On June 7, two soldiers were injured after terrorists attacked a patrol party near Line of Control fence in Kashmir’s Keran sector.