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Army convoy attacked by militants in J&K's Kulgam, one jawan killed

Army convoy attacked by militants in J&K's Kulgam, one jawan killed

Two soldiers were killed and four injured as terrorists fired at an Army convoy in Qazigund, Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. The injured personnel were rushed to a hospital.Earlier on Saturday; one woman was seriously injured after Pakistan yet again violates ceasefire violations along Line of Control. Four others, including a BSF jawan, were also injured in the attack.

A Road Opening Party, which later on received reinforcement from the Army, J&K Police and CRPF, responded to the attack by the terrorists.

Meanwhile, an Army convoy in Anantnag's Qazigund was attacked by terrorists.

The injured jawans are being evacuated and taken to the army's base hospital. The Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed as the forces laid cordon around the area. Reports suggest that two civilians were killed in the attack.

Militants ambushed an army convoy that was on its way to Srinagar from Jammu.

He was named as the successor of Burhan Wani after the latter was killed in a gunfight with security forces on July 8 past year.

According to defence sources, the soldier succumbed to his injuries.

A hunt has been undertaken to capture the militants behind the attack.

The army chief stressed on soldiers deployed in the Valley to continue utmost vigil and operational focus and reassured them of the entire nation's pride and support for their endeavours. He urged them to carry on their duties with utmost professionalism.

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