SRINAGAR, Feb 15: One militant was killed, whereas One Army Major and three Army Jawans were martyred on Tuesday during a gunfight in Haijin area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said.
The incident took place when security forces launched a search operation in Parraypora village after getting information about holed-up militants.
The injured comprised two soldiers, three police personnel and one civilian.
An Army Jawan Ravi Kumar resident of Samba also martyred in the encounter.
Major S Dhaiya, who was leading the operation also succumbed to his injuries