Reyaz Rashid

Militant killed in Hajin gunfight

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Hajjin : In volatile Hajin, a militant was killed in an ongoing encounter on Thursday morning at Hajin n north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

Sources  said that a joint team of army’s 13 RR and SOG Bandipora laid a seige at village Sukur din Mohalla Hajjin today wee hours following specific inputs about the presence of some militants.

Soon after the joint team intensified the searches and opened some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire triggering off an encounter.

During the gunfight, a militant has been killed sofar.

When reports last came in the operation was going on in the area.

However reportedly militant killed is believed to be part of  Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit.

Meanwhile Internet services have been suspended in the area as a precautionary measure.I

Pertinently,  two days ago a foreign militant who was injured in a brief exchange of fire in Hajjin village Succumbed his injures and was later buried in the local graveyard in Hajjin village

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