Srinagar: Government forces Saturday launched a search operation in Hajipora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district after militants attacked the vehicle of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), sources said.
Earlier, SSP Shopian Sriram Ambarkar Dinkar had a narrow escape after militants fired upon his bulletproof vehicle at Hajipora area.
Official sources said that the bullets hit the vehicle but the officer and his security guards escaped unhurt.
SSP Shopian A S Dinkar was traveling to attend army’s function at Behibagh area of south Kashmir.
Soon after the attack, the army, SOG, and police cordoned off the area and launched searches to trace out the assailants.