Two militants, two army men killed in Hajin encounter | KNO

Two militants, two army men killed in Hajin encounter | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

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A senior police officer told GNS that army's 13 RR and SOG late last night launched cordon-and-search at Rakh-e- Hajin village following inputs about the presence of some LeT militants.

 
"As such the joint team of forces intensified the searches on wee hours, the hiding militants opened fire triggering off a fierce gunfight between the two sides", the officer said.
 
In the ensuing encounter sofar two militants have been killed and their identity are being ascertained, the officer said.
 
He said that six soldiers also sustained serious bullet wounds and have been immediately evacuated to military hospital for treatment.
 
However, two among the six  soldiers declared brought dead by the doctors on arrival, the officer said.
 

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