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Militants attack security convoy, BSF jawan injured

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A BSF jawan was injured today when militants opened fire on a security forces' convoy in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

"One jawan has sustained bullet injuries in the attack by militants on a convoy at Handwara this morning," a BSF official said here.

He said the injured jawan has been hospitalised and his condition is stated to be stable.

This is second attack on security forces in Handwara area in the past 36 hours.

Militants on Thursday night opened fire on a police station in Handwara but there was no damage in the incident as the ultras fled from the scene following retaliation by the cops.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 12:22 IST