J&K: Militants attack police station in Handwara

The militants later fled from the spot. Search operations are under way.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 25, 2016 12:20 am
Kashmir, Kashmir militancy, Kashmir insurgency, Kashmir violence, kashmir Kashmir news, india pakistan, india pakistan LoC, pakistan ceasefire violation, indian express, india news Militants on Thursday night attacked a police station in Karalgund, Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir.

Militants on Thursday night attacked a police station in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, but there was no report of any loss of life in the firing. Militants attacked a police station in Handwara area of Kupwara by resorting to firing and also lobbed a grenade, a police officer said. He said there was retaliatory firing by the police personnel, forcing the militants to flee. There was no loss of life in the firing, the official  said, adding a manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers.

This attack comes after the army foiled two infiltration bids by militants in the last 24 hours along the Line of Control in Gulmarg and Nowgam sectors in the Valley.

 

With inputs from PTI