2 jawans killed in attack on army convoy in Kashmir; Hizb claims responsibility

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At least two Army personnel were killed and four others injured in attack by suspected militants on Saturday in Qazigund area in Anantnag district of Kashmir.

At least one Army personnel was killed and four others injured in attack by suspected militants on Saturday in Qazigund area in Anantnag district. PTI file photo

Reports say, an army convoy was attacked by suspected terrorists in today morning. Those injured have been evacuated to a hospital and a hunt is underway to nab the militants. Lower Munda is 100 km from Srinagar on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

As per reports, Hizbul Mujahideen oufit claimed responsibility of the attack at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway that left two soldiers dead.

The attack occurred as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh briefing media bout security situation in Kashmir.

Rajnath Singh told media that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved; 368 terrorists have been neutralized between 2014-2017

(With agency inputs)

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