Militants attack convoy in Handwara

Srinagar: Two BSF soldiers were injured today as militants open fired at a BSF convoy in Wadipora near Handwara in Kupwara district.

Earlier in the morning, gunshots were heard as a BSF convoy, from Kupwara to Srinagar, passed through Wadipora area of Kashmir’s Langate at around 9.30 am.

Meanwhile, it is being learnt that the injuries to both the soldiers are of a very light nature.

One BSF soldier has received a bullet injury in his leg.

Noteworthy, both have been admitted to the hospital where they are being treated.

As per the latest information, the police are suspecting the hand of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba behind the attack however, no confirmation has been made on the same yet.

Meanwhile, the search operation, in the area, to nab the militants is still on. (PTK)

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