2 militants killed, soldier, civilian injured in Qazigund

05 December, 2017, 02:31 | Author: Katrina Soto
  • Terrorists attack Army convoy in J&K's Qazigund, gun battle currently underway

The Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only road link that connects Kashmir with the rest of the country, is vulnerable to terror attacks despite thousands of troops from the army and paramilitary forces guarding it.

The police said the militants targetted an Army convoy while moving along the Srinagar -Jammu highway on Monday afternoon, injuring a Sikh Li soldier.

An Army jawan and two Lashkar-e-Tayabba (LeT) cadres were killed and another soldier wounded in a militant attack and counter attack by security forces in Qazigund, the gateway into Kashmir Valley from the south, on Monday.

The security forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the militants.

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Three civilians were also injured in clashes near the site of the gunfight in Bounigam.According to reports, two civilians were hit by pellets while the third one sustained a bullet injury during the clashes. "Great success for security forces", tweeted state police chief Shesh Paul Vaid.

The Army returned fire forcing the attackers to run away into a nearby house.

The house, where from militants were firing on the security personnel, was damaged in the gunfight.

Police said protests broke out in the village during the gunfight with locals clashing with government forces. Defense Spokesperson said, "The operation against terrorists is going on and so far they haven't recovered dead body of any terrorists".

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