January 2002 News

Security forces smash four militant hideouts in Kashmir

16 January 2002
The Indian Express

Srinagar: Security forces smashed four hideouts of militants in Kashmir Valley, where a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was injured when militants attacked two BSF pickets with grenades, official sources said on Wednesday. The militants hurled a grenade towards a BSF picket at Hawal in downtown Srinagar wounding a jawan of the force, the sources said. Minutes before the incident, another grenade explosion occurred near a BSF picket at Sazgaripora in the city but none was hurt, the sources said. Meanwhile, Army smashed four militant hideouts during raids conducted at Kungri Nallah near Uri and Hardoop-Wagub in Baramulla, Wourapachnar near Wusan on the outskirts of Srinagar and Sheltu-Shopian in Pulwama districts on Wednesday.


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