Three soldiers were martyred and four others were injured when militants ambushed the security forces in Kashmir’s Shopian district this morning.
Police said that militants ambushed and fired at the Army in Chitargam village of the district.
The incident took place when jawans were returning after carrying out a search operation in Kungoo village.
Three Army personnel and a civilian have lost their lives in the terror attack in Shopian(J&K) (earlier visuals) pic.twitter.com/iF8GRcJUcx— ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2017
"The Army was returning after carrying out a search operation in Kungoo village when they were ambushed by the militants," police said.
The injured have been airlifted to Srinagar for treatment. Reinforcements were immediately rushed to surround the area and trace the militants.