The attack was in opposition to an Army patrol on the Srinagar-Jammu freeway close to Srinagar.
Two soldiers have been killed in a militant attack on an Army patrol on the Srinagar-Jammu freeway close to Srinagar on Thursday.
“Terrorists fired indiscriminately at a Quick Reaction Team of the Army at Aban Shah Chowk, HMT, near Srinagar in the afternoon. Two critically injured soldiers were evacuated to the nearest medical facility but they succumbed to injuries,” a Srinagar-based Army spokesman stated.
Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar stated it appeared that the Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit had carried out the attack.
“There seems to be the involvement of one or two foreign militants. We will ascertain the outfit that carried out the attack,” Mr. Kumar stated.
Police stated preliminary experiences prompt that three militants have been travelling in a automotive and two of them have been carrying weapons, who fired indiscriminately on the Army males.
“Security forces are chasing the car,” the police stated.