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Militant killed in ongoing Hajin encounter
jkupdate.com | 21-Mar-2019 06:07 PM
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  • A militant was killed during a gunfight with security forces in Mir Mohalla Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday.




SRINAGAR: A militant was killed during a gunfight with security forces in Mir Mohalla Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday.

The encounter began after a joint team of Army’s 13RR, CRPF and SOG launched cordon around Mir Mohalla of Hajin after having credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected house the hiding militants fired upon security forces triggering an encounter. One militant has been reportedly killed during the ongoing encounter with security forces.

In the meenwhile police said, Two civilians were held hostage by terrorists during the encounter in Hajin, Bandipora. One civilian has been rescued safely while efforts are on to rescue the other civilian.

Further details are awaited.

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