Srinagar, Aug 17: Three security personnel have been killed in a terrorist attack at Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir. The personnel included 2 soldiers and a police man. The incident occurred at the Baramulla district in J&K.
Police officials say that terrorists had ambushed an army convoy at Khwajabagh in Baramulla at 2.30 AM on Wednesday. In the attack two soldiers were killed. A police vehicle which was also present came under fire by the terrorists. One police personnel died in the attack.
Following the attack a major operation has been launched to nab the terrorists. Immediately after the attack the terrorists fled the scene. Several security personnel have been pressed into service an a major combing operation is on.
Intelligence Bureau officials had stated that the presence of terrorists in Baramulla is on the rise. Many of them had taken advantage of the ongoing unrest in the Valley and infiltrated into the state. The central and military intelligence is working closely on monitoring the movement of terrorists in J&K.