Forces launch search operation in Jhajjar Kotli after militant attack

JK Bank

Government forces have started a search operation along the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Jhajjar Kotli in Udhampur district after suspected militants attacked a checkpoint this morning resulting in injuries to a CRPF personnel and a forest guard.

Reports said that unidentified militants attacked government forces manning a checkpoint in Jhajjar Kotli area when a truck they were travelling in, was signalled to stop.


They said that militants fled from the spot after attacking the government forces.

Police officials said that one  AK-rifle, 3 magazines were recovered by the forces.

As per reports 2-3 militants are on run around Suketar village near Katra crossing.