Two cops injured during search operation in Kashmir

Two cops were injured today when militants fired on a search party of security forces in north Kashmir's Bandipora district.

Published: 13th August 2017 09:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th August 2017 09:55 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two cops were injured today when militants fired on a search party of security forces in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.

A cordon and search operation was launched by the forces at Wahab Parray Mohalla in Hajin area of the district after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting the search operation, the militants fired upon them, resulting in injuries to two police personnel.

The injured cops have been taken to a hospital for treatment, the official said, adding the cordon and search operation is going on in the area.

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