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J&K: Army camp attacked by terrorists in Hajin

According to reports, a group of at least 8 terrorists fired under-barrel grenades at an Army post that was set up in Hajin following the brutal killing of at least 6 residents of the area by terrorists

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

Terrorists on Tuesday night fired grenades at an Army post at Hajin in Bandipura district of North Kashmir, triggering a gun fire.

According to reports, a group of at least eight terrorists fired under-barrel grenades at the camp of 13 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) that was set up in Hajin following the brutal killing of at least six residents of the area by terrorists recently.

Terrorists have reportedly been appearing in the village to threaten the residents.

“Army retaliated the militants’ fire and heavy firing exchanges are now going on in the area,” said a police officer. There was no report of casualty till last reports came in.

Further details are awaited.

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In another incident, an Army vehicle was damaged in an IED blast in Baramulla district in the afternoon. Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched search operations. The incident was reported in Yemberzalwai near Sopore.

Terrorists tried to snatch the rifle of a guard at a shrine in Srinagar, but did not succeed, sources said.

(With agency inputs)