J&K: Terrorists attack bus carrying security personnel in Srinagar; 1 soldier martyred

Updated On : 01 Sep , 2017 , 11:44 PM
J&K: Terrorists attack bus of security personnel; 1 soldier martyred (File photo)
J&K: Terrorists attack bus of security personnel; 1 soldier martyred (File photo)
New Delhi:

Terrorists on Friday attacked a bus of security personnel in Srinagar’s Pantha Chowk. Five policemen were injured in the attack.

One policeman succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

Lashker-e-Taiba claimed responsibility of the Pantha Chowk Attack.

The bus carrying personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police came under fire from the militants in the evening. The vehicle was going from Bemina to Zewan, a police official said.

Four policemen were injured in the attack. They were rushed to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital at Badami Bagh cantonment here, where Head Constable Kishan Lal succumbed to his injuries, he said.

The condition of the three others is stable, he said.

In a separate incident, Pakistan on Friday violated ceasefire in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. An assistant Sub-Inspector of BSF lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan.

Earlier on August 28, ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along Line of Control (LoC), five civilians, including a woman and two minor boys were injured in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.

First Published : Friday, September 01, 2017 09:45 PM
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