February 22, 2018

Two soldiers injured in Jammu-Srinagar highway attack

05 December 2017, 02:33 | Kara Nash

Terrorists attack Army convoy in J&K's Qazigund, gun battle currently underway

Terrorists attack Army convoy in J&K's Qazigund gun battle currently underway

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth while one Indian soldier was killed in an attack in Qazigund area of Kulgam district, today. The Indian Army is now engaged in a gun battle with them and two have been shot dead.

According to Kalia the operation in the area was in progress.

Earlier, there were reports about terrorists attacking an army convoy that was heading towards Srinagar.

"When the militants were challenged, they fired at the security forces, triggering a gunfight which continued for almost four hours".

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After the attack, they said the militants tried to escape from the spot but were trapped inside a nearby house. "The sound of gunfire and blasts reverberated in entire area". Three protesters were also injured during clashes with troops in the area.

A fierce gunbattle erupted after security forces responded to a major terror attack on the army guarding the strategic highway this evening.

"In the ensuing gunfight, two militants and an army man were killed", the official said. Irate residents defying curfew and restrictions took to roads and clash with police.

Anti-India sentiment runs deep in the psyche of majority of Kashmiris. The gunfight between the two sides takes place intermittently across the region.

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