Srinagar: At least 1 jawan was martyred and 8 others injured after a fresh terror attack that took place on Friday evening near SSB camp in Zakura in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The attack was targeted on the patrol party of SSB which was on a deployment to control law and order situation.

As per the initial information, some militants fired on the SSB patrol party when they were returning from duty.

Speaking on the incident, IG SSB, Deepak Kumar said, “Jawans retaliated but couldn’t fire aggressively given the civilian population. 2 jawans lost his life, while 8 others are injured.”

The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the entire area has been cordoned off and search operation are on to look out for militants. 

 

This is the sixth terror attack in less than a month after the Indian army conducted surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC). 

 
(More detail awaited …