Gunfight breaks out in Pattan, army major injured

Srinagar: An army major has been injured in ongoing encounter in Yadipora area of Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Official sources said that a Army major of 29 RR has been injured in initial exchange of gunfight in Pattan. He has been shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment.

Intense exchange of firing is going on till this report was being filed.

Earlier, According to the reports a joint team of Police, Army’s RR 29 and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Yadipora.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.(GNS)

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