Udhampur, Aug 6: In yet another terror attack, militants targetted a police post in Basantghar area of the Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday night.Two policemen have been injured in the firing.
The attack has taken place a day after a terror strike in Udhampur in which Pakistani terrorist was captured by BSF with the help of villagers.
According to a senior district official, the militants attacked the post in the mountainous Basantgarh area of the district at 9:15 P.M, leaving the two SPOs injured even as the security personnel deployed there retaliated to the firing.
Additional forces rushed, spot is very remote:DM Udhampur Shahid Iqbal on Basantgarh encounter pic.twitter.com/CobRJeAlc1— ANI (@ANI_news) August 6, 2015
Area very dark, can't confirm no. of militants. 4 of our jawans fired in retaliation, 2 got injured: Udhampur DM to ANI on Basantgarh attack— ANI (@ANI_news) August 6, 2015
Additional police and army personnel have been rushed to the area to deal with the situation, the senior district official said, adding that further details are awaited.
In the attack yesterday in Udhampur, two heavily-armed terrorists believed to be from Pakistan ambushed a BSF convoy, killing two constables. While one of the terrorists was killed, the other was caught alive in a manner identical to the nabbing of 26/11 attacker Ajmal Kasab.
(with inputs from PTI)