5 BSF jawans injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Gunmen opened fire on a security force vehicle at the Pantha Chowk, resulting in injuries to five jawans, a police official said. (PTI Photo)

Five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were injured on Monday in a suspected militant attack on their vehicle in the Pantha Chowk area on the outskirts of Srinagar city, police said.

Gunmen opened fire on the BSF patrol vehicle at the Pantha Chowk around 6:15 PM, resulting in injuries to five jawans, a BSF official said.

He said the injured personnel, belonging to the 163rd battalion, have been hospitalised and the one jawan is stated to be in serious condition.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to track down the assailants, he added.

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