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Militants attack SSB convoy in Srinagar, 4 hurt

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Four personnel of paramilitary force SSB were injured this evening when militants attacked their convoy in Zakura area on the outskirts of

Militants fired at the vehicles of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) which were ferrying the personnel to their camp after performing and order duties in the city, a security force official said.


He said four SSB personnel sustained injuries in the attack. The injured have been admitted to a hospital for treatment.

Security forces immediately cordoned off the area and launched search operations to track down the militants.

This is the first militant attack in the city since the encounter at Nowhatta on August 15 in which a commandant was killed and nine other personnel were injured.

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