This Article is From Oct 11, 2017

2 Air Force Commandos Killed During Encounter In Kashmir's Bandipora

The gunbattle broke out after the terrorists attacked the forces during an anti-terrorism operation early this morning at Hajin in Bandipora district.

2 IAF personnel in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipore district (file photo)

Srinagar: Two Indian Air Force commandos training with the army were killed in a fierce encounter with terrorists in Kashmir's Bandipora early this morning. Two terrorists have been shot dead.

Security forces surrounded a house in a village after specific inputs about the presence of terrorists. The terrorists fired from the house, after which the forces retaliated.

"The operation is going on," said Sheikh Zulfikar, senior police officer in Bandipora.

The Air Force Garud commandos were with the army for operational experience and training.