Two jawans killed, 4 others injured after militants attack army convoy near Qazigund

Officials said that an army convoy that was on way to Srinagar from Jammu was attacked near Hillar village on the national highway.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 3, 2017 4:05 pm
army convoy attack, kashmir attack, militants kashmir attack, kashmir terrorists, lower mundah attack, qazigund attack, india news Two army men were killed and four others injured on Saturday after militants attacked their convoy in Lower Munda area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi)

Two army jawans were killed and four others injured after militants attacked an army convoy in South Kashmir’s Qazigund area on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. Officials said the convoy, that was on its way to Srinagar from Jammu, was targeted near Hillar village on the national highway. The attack site is near the Lower Mundah toll post, 100 kilometres from Srinagar.

The injured were shifted to Army’s 92 base hospital where two jawans succumbed to injuries. A hunt is underway to nab the attackers.

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Today’s attack comes a day after Army chief General Bipin Rawat along with senior army commanders chaired a high-level meeting at 15 Corps headquarters. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, at a press conference in New Delhi earlier today, said the government would solve the Kashmir problem by taking the people into confidence. He added that the administration has a ‘concrete’ strategy to control the situation.

The army had major success last week when it killed top Hizbul Mujahideen militant Sabzar Bhat, a close associate of slain militant commander Burhan Wani, in an encounter in Tral. However, Bhat’s death triggered protests in the Valley with youth taking to the streets and throwing stones at security personnel.

(With inputs from Mir Ehsan)

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    Deepak Vohra
    Jun 4, 2017 at 3:40 am
    Indians are without balls go on whining. From last 60 years. Go annihilate the terrorist camps in stan. Go martyr them instead of getting martyred yourself
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      Prof.Basu
      Jun 4, 2017 at 12:53 am
      Our Army Chief Rawat is kind, honest, tough, brave, intelligent and a nationalist. He knows how to handle things. We have the third most powerful military machine after Russia and the USA. We are do ented to be great fighters but humane so do not underestimate 1.3 billion Indians. Pooristan a small land is just a proxy we know how to handle her.
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        Mohammad Dar
        Jun 4, 2017 at 2:36 am
        So why are your pants, hindu stinky, hindu hijra of land of hinduism hijraism by faith Bharat, pretending to be men. Do what a hindu hijra does the best, entertain, not fight.
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          Shafted mohammed
          Jun 4, 2017 at 4:34 am
          You would soon hear the good news atleast ten terrorists killed and all the terror funding is exposed and soon you would have all terror network finished. Hurriyat leadership is helping the Indian army in finding the terrorists.
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        Grewal
        Jun 4, 2017 at 12:31 am
        The blood of every countryman is most sacred to me and thus is not acceptable. The BJP led majority has a clear majority they must act. They have a very good Home Minister in Shri Rajnath Singh. Place 200,000 more troops in the Valley and bring effectiveness and the job is done. People in Kashmir desire peace. Why is the return of the Brahmins being dela ? Are their foreign and internal forces preventing this? Also increase India’s military might, both nuclear and conventional Use the 1.3 billion manpower for this. Prepare for war and work for peace. Let us be practical and not go by slogans alone. Peace in Kashmir is very close but we need to plan things well. Also never give up the aim of liberating POK. Our borders borders are with Afghanistan via Vakan and next to Tajikistan.
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          Mohammad Dar
          Jun 4, 2017 at 12:11 am
          They went to hunt, but got hunted, hindu miserable end of low cast hindus slaves, being sacrificial lamb, on the alter of the hog of hinduism immorality, Brahman, in human form.
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            sullu
            Jun 3, 2017 at 9:41 pm
            Kashmiri put one cow in front of demonstration and throw stones and fire bombs let enjoy seen Hindu satan mom cow between tear gas, firing and stones. a fun idia
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              ramesh ahuja
              Jun 3, 2017 at 10:38 pm
              You will die same death , Allah is watching and you are catching and scratching.Remove your patloon and bend put your hand back and see if there is aaaaas and hooooool, you will get answers.
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                Mohammad Dar
                Jun 4, 2017 at 12:14 am
                What a hindu sorry state of mind of a son of a hindu crook monkey, always thinking of hindu filthy holy tradition of hinduism immorality as a faith, hindrance to truth hinduism homo uality, like hindu chicken queen Modi.
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                Grewal
                Jun 4, 2017 at 12:37 am
                I do not think you are a Dar but are likely a Jew. The Dars are recent converts from Kashmiri Brahmins and are Sufis proud of their Hindu past yet good Muslims.
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                  Mohammad Dar
                  Jun 4, 2017 at 2:31 am
                  What ever pleases your hindu ignorant mind, arrival of Hebrews in Dardistan is recorded in 3rd century BC, way before Islam, and Tibetan Buddha , a hindu learned human equality from them, and decimated hind crime of hinduism racism, by making hindu self centered hogs of hinduism racism, to give up, status of gods, for the human equality, but to no wane.
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                Sudish Puthalat
                Jun 3, 2017 at 9:16 pm
                No digvijays, no brinda karats, no pratap bhanu mehtas, no nhrc, no 'the hindu newspaper', no omar abdullahs, no arundhatis, no cpm leaders to cry for them?
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                  Rajesh
                  Jun 3, 2017 at 8:02 pm
                  India needs to respond quickly it should either kill 20 s or terrorists, otherwise this government is as good as Congress i.e agent of stan.
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                    Tushar
                    Jun 3, 2017 at 6:14 pm
                    Indian Muslims had been patriotic to India .They loved the country where they have born ..... When these RSS paid troll like Micheal condemn them for not being patriotic other side of his heartvl wants Muslims to be the unpatriotic .... That's the reason he is spreading venomous messages to create hatred in Muslim hearts and stand against the country .But he is a big CH ooo tya ..coz .Muslims are really people with iman ..once they had their faith .. any thing be it their religion ,country or the human in their land .they stick upon them ... So ofcourse Indian Muslims are patriotic to India .... Being this land is their home land ... And I feel pity for this Micheal choo manthar for wasting his energy for some thing he cannot be successful ..😂😂 Jai Hind
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