Watch | Hajin encounter over; Militant killed, five security personnel, civilian injured

Watch | Hajin encounter over; Militant killed, five security personnel, civilian injured

Officials said that 13 RR and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off the Parr mohalla locality of Hajin early morning after inputs about the presence of three militants there.

The encounter in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday ended with the killing of a militant and injuries to at least six people, including five security personnel and a civilian.

Officials said that 13 RR and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off the Parr mohalla locality of Hajin early morning after inputs about the presence of three militants there.

Four army men were injured in initial round of firing by militants, said an official. A commandant of 45 Bn CRPF was also injured in the firefight, said a senior police official.

Meanwhile, a civilian was also injured after protests erupted near the site of encounter.

He has been identified as Hilal Ahmad Parrey, son of Mustafa Parrey.