Suspected terror attack at police checkpost along Jammu-Srinagar highway, 2 injured

Jammu, Sep 12:  A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper and a forest guard were injured in firing by suspected terrorists on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district. 

According to reports, two-three militants traveling in a truck from Jammu to Srinagar opened fire at a check-post near the Jhajar Kotli police station.

The injured persons have been admitted to hospital.

The security forces have launched a manhunt to nab two – three suspected terrorists who fled from the truck.

The police have seized one AK 47 rifle and 3 magazines from an intercepted truck.

The driver and conductor have been taken into custody.  The Cordon and search operation is underway ahead of Suketar near Katra crossing National Highway.


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