Militants Ambush Army Convoy In Pampore, Three Soldiers Killed

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Update: Three soldiers have been killed in the attack.

Srinagar: Militants open fire on army convoy in Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

No casualties have been reported so far, police said. The ultras opened fire on the army convoy at Kadlabal in Pampore town of Pulwama district this afternoon, a police official said.

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Security forces have cordoned off the adjoining residential area and launched search operation to track down the militants, he added.

Earlier, militants opened fire on a patrol party of army at Beewra in Srigufwara area of Anantnag district, a police official said. He said the army personnel retaliated, triggering a gunbattle.

Also two militants were killed on Wednesday in separate encounters with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounters took place in Anantnag and Baramulla districts.