Srinagar, Feb 22: A soldier was injured when militants attacked a security force patrol party in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Thursday, official sources said.
They said militants attacked a patrol party at Hajin in Bandipora district Thursday morning with automatic weapons injuring a soldier. Troops also retaliated, they said adding later a massive Cordoned and Search Operation (CASO) was conducted in the area. However, the militants had managed to escape. The CASO was later lifted, they added.
The injured soldier was rushed to 92 Base Hospital where he was operated upon, they said.