Efforts on to nab 2-3 militants involved in the attack: IGP Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 26, KDC: Two Army soldiers were killed after militants attacked the Quick Reaction Team (QRT) of security forces in HMT outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday.
An official told news agency Kashmir Dot Com-(KDC) that a Maruti Car borne militants fired indiscriminately upon a QAT of Army at Aban Shah Chowk HMT area of Srinagar outskirts, which left two soldiers critically injured.
The injured duo was immediately rushed to hospital; however they succumbed while on the way to the hospital.
The slain army men were identified as Rattan Singh and Yaish Deshmukh from Sharifa Abad unit of Army’s Kilo Force.
Meanwhile, Inspector General Police Kashmir range Vijay Kumar said that two to three Maruti car borne militants fired upon army men near HMT on Srinagar Baramulla highway, leaving the duo dead.
“Security forces are chasing the car involved in the attack and apparently it seems that Jaish e Mohammad outfit has carried out the attack,” he said.
“There may have been one or two militants among the attackers. We will ascertain by evening, which outfit is behind the attack”, he added.
Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned off by joint forces and search operation is on. (KDC)