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J&K: Encounter between security forces, militants underway in Ajar village in Bandipora

An Encounter Between Indian Security Forces With 2 Militants Is Underway In Ajar Village In Bandipora Sector Of Jammu And Kashmir. Militants Are Believed To Be Holed Up Inside A House.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 01 Nov 2016, 08:50:46 AM
A file photo of Indian troops on Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi:

An encounter between Indian security forces with 2 militants is underway in Ajar village in Bandipora sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Militants are believed to be holed up inside a house. 

“Gunshots heard at Ajar Bandipora after it was cordoned. Firing was going for 20 minutes input was that two militants might me hiding in a house. Area is still cordoned fire is heard in intervals,” reports said. 

Meanwhile, Pakistan troops violated ceasefire at two points along the Line of Control, instigating fitting reply from Indian forces. 

Pakistan violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir. At the time of filing this report firing was on since 5 AM. 

In another ceasefire violation, Pakistan forces attacked BSF troops in Ramgarh sector of Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), strong retaliation on since 6:30 AM.

According to reports, Pakistani forces were using small arms, automatics, 82 mm mortars. Two civilians have ben injured. 

Read more:  2 civilians injured as Pak violates ceasefire in Samba sector in Jammu, BSF gives fitting reply

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First Published : 01 Nov 2016, 08:18:00 AM