Terrorists attack Army camp, police station in J&K’s Bandipora

At least four to six terrorists stormed the Army camp from two sides.

Terrorists attack Army camp, police station in J&K’s Bandipora
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Terrorists on Tuesday evening attacked an Indian Army post in Hajin area of Bandipora in Jammu and Kashmir. According to news agency ANI, at least four to six terrorists stormed the Army camp from two sides. They attacked the camp of Rashtriya Rifles and Hajin police station.

The terrorists reportedly fired around eight rounds using Underbarrel Grenade Launcher towards army and police personnel. They carried out the attack around 8.30 pm.

The fire was retaliated "heavily and effectively", a senior police officer said, adding that it was not a suicide attack. The area has been cordoned off and combing operations have been started, the officer said.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police posted on Twitter: "Standoff firing by terrorists on security forces at Hajin. Retaliated by security forces. Combing of the area is going on." And around 15 minutes later, another tweet said, "Firing at Hajan has stopped. Area is being searched. No loss of life and property reported."

(With PTI Inputs)

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