A BSF jawan was injured today when militants opened fire on a security forces' convoy in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
"One jawan has sustained bullet injuries in the attack by militants on a convoy at Handwara this morning," a BSF official said here.
He said the injured jawan has been hospitalised and his condition is stated to be stable.
This is second attack on security forces in Handwara area in the past 36 hours.
Militants on Thursday night opened fire on a police station in Handwara but there was no damage in the incident as the ultras fled from the scene following retaliation by the cops.
There has been spurt in militant attacks across the state after Indian conducted surgical strikes in PoK.
Today’s attack comes a day after two militants and an army jawan were killed in a gunfight in Bandipora and two police officers were killed as militants attacked a patrol van in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.
Earlier, on November 22, two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed and a cache of arms and two new Rs 2,000 notes were found.