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    Militant killed in Hajin


    Militant killed in Hajin

    Bandipora, Jan 10: During a cordon and search operation, a militant was killed while another managed to escape from the spot in Hajin area of Sonawari  in Bandipora district.

    Sources said that after receiving inputs about the presence of a group of militants in Parrey Mohalla village of Hajin town, Army contingent from 13 Rashtriya Rifles along with Special Operation Group of Police cordoned off the area and during the search operation, militants fired upon the searching party resulting in the injuries of an Army man identified as Naik Pramood Kumar who was quickly evacuated and shifted to hospital for treatment.

    Sources added that during the exchange of fire, a militant was killed and ammunition was recovered from his possession. Reports said that another militant fled from spot. Eyewitnesses told that the militant's death sparked protest while a large number of people hit to roads and chanted pro-freedom slogans.

    A police official identified the slain militant as Abu Surag from Pakistan and said that after doing postmortem of his body at Mansbal Army Camp, his body was handed over to local Auqaf Committee Uri where he was laid to rest.

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