Cop injured in ‘assault’ during raid in Bandipora

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SRINAGAR — An officer was injured after some local residents of Hakbara area of Hajin in Bandipora district attacked a police search team on Saturday afternoon.

A police officer said that a police party of Hajin today proceeded towards Hakbara village to raid the residential house of Abdul Majeed Dar son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar of Yarbalpora Hakbara.

Soon after the police party reached the village and asked the inmates of the said house that they are going to conduct the searches, some members of the said house and some neighbours assaulted the police party, the officer said. In self-defence, police fired around 10 to 12 rounds in air.

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Incharge Police Officer of the area HC Ghulam Mohammad of Police Station Hajin was injured in the asault, the officer claimed.

Reportedly, one suspicious packet has been recovered by police party and the said house owner has been arrested and brought to police station, he said.

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