2 civilians injured after militant fired upon search party: Police

Lights installed in the cordon area

Srinagar, November 05: Two civilians were injured after militants fired upon the security forces when they were lying cordon in Meej Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Awantipora district

A senior Police officer told that as the joint team of Police, 50 RR and CRPF were laying the cordon, the hiding militants attacked with volley of bullets as well as some grenades upon the security forces.

In this incident two civilians were injured whose identity couldn’t be ascertained yet were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment, the officer said.

The police officer further said that cordon has been tightened around the suspected area with lighting installed.

There was no contact between militants and security forces till this report was being filed.