Jammu & Kashmir: One soldier killed, two injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Sub-inspector killed 2 jawans injured as terrorists fire at CRPF van in Srinagar

Paramilitary trooper killed, another wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir militant attack

Militants fired upon CRPF deployment near Pantha chowk bypass around 1750 hours, causing bullet injuries to a jawan and the driver of the vehicle, officials said.

The police said that the militants fired their AK 47 assault rifles to target the vehicle carrying men from the CRPF's 29 Battalion.

LeT spokesperson Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi said that militants have escaped after the attack on the CRPF patrol.

"They are believed to have taken shelter in one of the buildings of DPS School", he said. Two CRPF fearless soldiers have been martyred in the attack and another one is fighting for life in the Military Hospital in Srinagar.

The entire area was cordoned off by the joint team of security forces to track them down.

The security personnel conducted searches in the school buildings. "It was returned by the troops", the CRPF spokesman said.

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Pantha Attack in Srinagar has once exposed the militants who are constantly spraying venom in the Kashmir struggle. "One SI lost his life and two of our personnel are injured", said Sahi.

Reports suggest contact between the militants and security forces has been established.

Pakistan-based militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba claimed responsibility for the attack.

He claimed that three paramilitary forces personnel were killed while several others were injured in the attack.

On June 16 evening, six policemen patrolling in Achabal locality of Anantnag district were attacked by about 10-15 heavily-armed terrorists.

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