Srinagar: An army man was injured after militants opened fire on a search party in Hajin area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday, reports said.
Reports said that 31 RR of Indian army, Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a cordon and search operation in Paribal area of Hajin early today after inputs about the presence of militants.
As the searches were intensified, militants hiding in the village opened fire leaving an army man injured, reports added.
The injured army man was identified as Gobind Singh.
Sources said that militants escaped from the site after exchanging fire.