North kashmir: Militants escape in Hajin, Youth injured during clashes
Militants escaped after exchanging heavy fire with government forces in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday morning.
A civilian was also injured during the clashes that broke out in Bon Mohalla area of Hajin in this north Kashmir district.
Earlier acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants in Bon Mohalla village of Hajin area of Bandipora district, a joint group of army and SOG cordoned off the village.
As the news spread, intense clashes erupted between youth and forces.
According to reports, the youth took to streets soon after forces launched a search operation. Youth pelted stones on government forces who retaliated with tear smoke shells triggering clashes.
Reports said during the clashes one person got injured identified as Riyaz Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Nabi Rather of Rather mohalla Hajin.