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Militants attack Army convoy in Kashmir, two soldiers injured

Suspected militants today attacked an Army convoy near a hospital on Parimpora-Panthachowk bypass road here.

India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: April 01, 2017 17:20 IST ]
Militants attack Army convoy in Kashmir, operation underway
Militants attack Army convoy in Kashmir, operation underway

At least two soldiers were injured on Saturday after suspected militants attacked an Army convoy near a hospital on Parimpora-Panthachowk bypass road here. 

According to reports, militants came in the middle of the road and opened fire on the convoy which was moving towards Hyperpora on the Pathchowk-Parimpora bypass.

“The militants opened fire on the convoy near SKIMS Hospital Bemina at around 1.15 PM,” a police official said. 

No casualties have been reported in the attack, the official added.

He said the last vehicle of the convoy was hit by the bullets and the troops retaliated. 

The area has been cordoned off and combing operations started to track down the militants. Traffic on the bypass has also been stopped.

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