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Militants attack CRPF convoy in J-K’s Anantnag, 5 jawans injured

india Updated: Dec 07, 2015 16:10 IST
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5 jawans injured

Militants fired at a CRPF bus, which was part of a convoy on way to Jammu from Srinagar, near Green Tunnel at Samthan in Bijbehara.(Photo courtesy: ANI)

At least five CRPF jawans were injured when unidentified militants on Monday opened fired on their convoy on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Militants fired at a CRPF bus, which was part of a convoy on way to Jammu from Srinagar, near Green Tunnel at Samthan in Bijbehara, 50 kms from Srinagar, a police officer said.

He said six CRPF jawans were injured in the attack.

The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Anantnag, the officer said, adding the area has been cordoned off and a manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers.