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Militants attack army patrol in Kashmir’s Shopian

An official said the army personnel retaliated, forcing the militants to flee from the spot.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2018 20:31 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
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Army soldiers patrol a street near the site of a gunbattle between security forces and suspected militants in Khudwani village of south Kashmir's Kulgam district, on April 11, 2018. (REUTERS)

Militants targeted an army patrol in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, a police official said.

No casualties were reported.

A patrol party of Army’s 34 Rashtriya Rifles was fired upon by militants in Malikgund area, he said.

The official said the Army personnel retaliated, forcing the militants to flee from the spot.

A search operation is underway, he said.

First Published: Apr 29, 2018 20:30 IST