Srinagar: An army soldier was killed and another injured in the ongoing gunfight with militants in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday.
“One IAF GARUD soldier was martyred and one army soldier injured in the operation which continues,” defence PRO Col Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader.
Five militants were also killed in the gunfight with government forces raged in Chadergeera area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, army said.
“Five terrorists were killed so far in the operation which is underway,” defence PRO Col Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader.
Earlier, on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area Army of 13rr and police jointly cordon off Chandergeera Hajin.
As forces launched the search operation militants hiding in the house fired upon the forces triggered encounter with forces.