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J-K: Militants target army convoy at Bijbehara in Anantnag district, forces retaliate

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to track down the militants.

india Updated: Jul 17, 2017 21:52 IST
Militants attacked an army convoy in Anantnag district of Kashmir.
Militants attacked an army convoy in Anantnag district of Kashmir.(HT File Photo)

Militants on Monday attacked an army convoy at Bijbehara in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army official said, adding that a man was injured when the forces fired back.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to track down the militants, the official said.

“Terrorists opened fire on the last vehicle of the army convoy near Bijbehara. We retaliated and a man was injured in the incident,” he said.

Haji Abdullah (60), a resident of Arwani in Bijbehara, suffered a bullet injury on his left thigh and is undergoing treatment at the Bone and Joint Hospital here, the official said.