Terrorists Ambush BSF Convoy In South Kashmir’s Bijbehara Area, 3 Jawans Martyred, 7 Injured

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Anantnag: Three jawans of Border Security Force (BSF) were martyred and seven others were injured when their convoy was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bijbehara here on Friday.

ANI quoted police sources as saying: “Security forces convoy fired upon by terrorists in J&K’s Bijbehara (Anantnag)”

The cops further informed that three civilians were also injured in today’s attack considered to be as a guerrilla attack on the security forces.

Following the attack, heavy exchange of fire was underway in the town situated on the 300-km Jammu-Srinagar National Highway No.1A, according to eyewitness.

The injured BSF troopers have been shifted to a Srinagar hospital, the police sources added.

The attackers were holed up inside the government sub-district hospital building.

The eyewitness said security forces immediately cordoned off the area after the attack which sparked panic in the area. Traffic on the busy national highway was also suspended.(Agencies)

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