Kulgam Van Attack: 7 Killed, Hizbul Mujahideen Claims Responsibility


Update: Militant group Hizbul Mujahideen claims responsibility for south Kashmir attack that killed 5 cops, 2 security guards.

Jammu: Five policemen and two security guards were killed after suspected terrorists attacked cash van outside Jammu and Kashmir bank’s Kulgam branch in south Kashmir, police said.

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The terrorists decamped with SLR rifles.

“The unidentified gunmen today made an unsuccessful attempt to loot a cash van of J&K bank. Thanks to the police personnel on duty,” a senior police official said.

“All the injured have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers,” he said.

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