Terror attack on outskirts of Srinagar; 2 jawans martyred

Srinagar: Two jawans were martyred in a terrorist attack on the outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday.

As per reports, terrorists attacked the Indian Army's Road Opening Party at HMT area, leaving two jawans injured.

The injured security personnel were taken to the Army hospital, where they succumbed to their injuries. Meanwhile, the entire area has been cordoned off to catch the attackers.

The Inspector-General of Kashmir said the Army soldiers were targeted by three armed terrorists, who managed to flee after the incident.

"Three terrorists started shooting at our Army soldiers. Two jawans were critically injured and reportedly succumbed to injuries. Jaish-e-Mohammed has active movement here, by evening we'll identify the group. Terrorists fled in a car and were armed. Two are probably Pakistani and one local," the top cop said.

 

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