Published On: Sat, Apr 1st, 2017

Two soldiers injured as army convoy attacked in Srinagar

Srinagar: Two Army personnel were injured on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar district when terrorists attacked an army convoy on city’s outskirts.

The Army convoy was enroute to Srinagar city from Baramulla town

According to a defence official, the terrorists fired at the last vehicle of an Army convoy near the Jhelum Valley College of Medical Science on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway, injuring two soldiers.

The Army convoy was enroute to Srinagar city from Baramulla town.

Immediately after the attack,the entire area was sealed by the security forces and a massive search operation launched to nab the terrorists responsible for the attack, said the official.

This latest attack on a Army Convoy comes a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state to inaugurate the 9.2 km Nashri-Chenani tunnel that connects Jammu region’s Udhampur and Ramban districts on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway.

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