JK: VDG member injured in terror attack in Udhampur

Jammu, April 28 (UNI) A member of Village Defence Group (VDG) sustained injuries in a terrorist attack in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police spokesman here on Sunday said that based on the information received about the presence of terrorists in the area of Police Station Basantgarh, the police activated the security grid in the limits of Udhampur district.

“On Sunday morning, party of Police Picket Sang carrying along with them VDG members proceeded towards Chochru Gala heights where around 7.45 am, a gunfight started between the police party and a group of hiding terrorists,” said the spokesman.

He said that one Village Defence Guard (VDG) member member of J&K Police was injured in the initial exchange of fire.

The Special Operation Group (SOG) along with Army and CRPF parties have set a cordon in the area, said the spokesman adding that operation is underway.

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