J-K: HuM module busted in Shopian

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 6 (ANI): The Indian Army's 62 Rashtriya Rifles unit and police authorities busted the module of the militant organisation Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) here on Saturday. The forces busted modules of three Over Ground Workers (OGW) of the HuM. On Thursday, two Army soldiers and a civilian were injured after terrorists attacked an Army patrol party in the district. Following this incident, a search operation was carried out in the area on Friday by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). "South Kashmir is a bit hot, lots of local militants are joining various outfits and we are trying to bring the situation under control. The operation was important, was carried out successfully," CRPF IG Ravideep Sahi told ANI. Last Tuesday, suspected terrorists barged inside a police post guarding the court complex of southern Shopian. The terrorists decamped along with five service rifles including four INSAS rifles and an AK-47 rifle. (ANI)