Jammu And Kashmir: IED Attack on Indian Army Vehicle in Pulwama; Six Soldiers Injured
Indian Army convoy was attacked in Pulwama (Photo Credits: ANi)

Srinagar, June 17: Terrorists attempted to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya Rifles with a vehicle based improvised explosive device (IED) at Arihal village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Six soldiers of 44 RR received on minor injuries in the attack. All the jawans are reported to be stable now. Two civilians also received injuries in the explosion. Earlier, reports of an attack on Army convoy were surfaced. However, the Indian Army denied such reports.  Anantnag Terror Attack: Srinagar SSP Gives Teary-Eyed Farewell to Jammu And Kashmir Cop Arshad Khan, Carries Martyrs Son in His Arms.

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Security forces have cordoned off the entire area and search operations are underway. Meanwhile, no terror organisation has claimed the responsibility for the attack. More details are still awaited. The IED blast came days after the terrorist attack in Anantnag. Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and one Jammu and Kashmir cop Arshad Khan were martyred in the attack. Jammu and Kashmir: Four JeM Terrorists Killed in Pulwama, Two Militants Hurl Bombs at Police Station in Sopore.

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Wreath laying ceremony of Khan was held at District Police Lines in Srinagar on Monday. He was was given a teary-eyed farewell. In the heart-wrenching photos of the ceremony, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Srinagar Dr M Haseeb Mughal was seen carrying a son of the deceased officer in his arms. The SSP bid adieu to Khan with moist eyes.