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J&K: 2 jawans martyred, 12 injured in Srinagar bus attack; PMO seeks details

Officials said that one ASI and a Selection Grade Constable were among the jawans who were martyred in the attack.

Manzoor Mir Edited by: Manzoor Mir
Srinagar Updated on: December 13, 2021 21:12 IST
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The police bus that was attacked on Monday

Highlights

  • Officials said that one ASI and a Selection Grade Constable were among the jawans who were martyred
  • Kashmir zone police said that the area has been cordoned off.
  • The attack took place in Zewan in Pantha Chowk area this evening, officials said.

At least 2 jawans were reported dead and 12 were injured after militants fired upon an armed police bus on road at outskirts of Srinagar which goes towards zevan police headquarters on Monday. Officials said that one ASI  and a Selection Grade Constable were among the jawans who were martyred in the attack.

Kashmir zone police said that the area has been cordoned off.

"Terrorists fired upon a police vehicle near Zewan in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar. 14 personnel #injured in the attack. All the injured personnel evacuated to hospital. Area cordoned off. Further details shall follow," Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.

The attack took place in Zewan in Pantha Chowk area this evening, they said. The area has been cordoned off and a search operation launched to track down the assailants, the officials said, adding that further details are awaited. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought details on a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday and expressed condolences to the families of the security personnel killed. In a tweet, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said, "PM Narendra Modi has sought details on the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. He has also expressed condolences to the families of those security personnel who have been martyred in the attack." 

 

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