Suspected militants on Monday attacked an army patrol in Ajas area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir.
A source said that army patrol party of 13 RR was attacked near the main market late in the night.
“Suspected militants travelling in a Sumo fired 10-15 rounds on the patrolling party,” he said.
The gunmen fled after carrying out the attack, he said.
A senior police official said that army men also fired in retaliation but there was no report of any injuries.
He said that the vehicle in which militants were travelling was seized during the search operation.
“A grenade, some caps and a pouch has been recovered,” he said.