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J&K: Terrorists attack army post in Bandipora; IED explosion damages army vehicle in Baramulla

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 05 Jun 2018, 11:33:25 PM
J&K: Army vehicle damaged in IED Explosion in Baramulla (File Photo)

New Delhi:

In yet another IED explosion, an Army vehicle was damaged by a group of militants on Tuesday in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

“An army vehicle damaged in an IED blast in Yemberzalwai in outskirts of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district,” the news agency ANI reported.

However, no injuries have been reported in the incident so far. Following the IED blast, the area has been cordoned off. The army has also launched a search operation to capture the hiding militants in and around Baramulla.

In a separate incident, an army post and a police station in Bandipora's Hajin were attacked by terrorists.

Around four to six terrorists came from 2 sides of army camp of 13 Rashtriya Rifles and Hajin police station and fired around 8 rounds of Under-barrel Grenade Launcher towards the Army and the police.

"Army retaliated the terrorists' fire and heavy exchanges are now going on in the area," a police official said.

However, the army post and the police station are claimed to be safe. The area has been cordoned off and the army has started combing operations.

Another group of militants tried to snatch weapons from a police post in downtown Srinagar. The police personnel, however, thwarted the attempt by terrorists, who have managed to escape the spot.

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First Published : 05 Jun 2018, 11:31:55 PM