A convoy of Indian Army’s 44 Rashtriya Rifles was targeted in an IED explosion on Monday evening (17 June), following which retaliatory firing was initiated, journalist Aditya Raj Kaul reported.
The attack is said to have happened in Arihal village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, no details of any casualty have been released yet.
A mine protected vehicle of the Indian Army was targeted as per journalist Snehesh Alex Philip. He added that all the troops are safe and only suffered minor injuries.
Earlier in the day it was reported that an encounter had broken out between terrorists and security forces in Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Two terrorist were subsequently killed but three soldiers are said to have suffered injuries. One of the injured, Major Rahul Verma has now reportedly been martyred.
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