Terrorists attack Army vehicle in Kashmir's Kathua, 2 jawans injured

A gunfight is on between the terrorists and the army personnel after the attack in Billawar in Kathua.
Terrorists attack Army vehicle in Kashmir's Kathua, 2 jawans injured
Source: India Today

An army vehicle was attacked by terrorists in Billawar region in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Monday.

Two jawans were injured in the attack and have been rushed to the hospital.

A gunfight is on between the terrorists and the army personnel after a search operation by the army, sources said.

According to sources, the terrorists fired at the army vehicle from the top of a hill. They also hurled grenades at the army vehicle, sources said.

Terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir have escalated in the past few weeks.

Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district was rocked by twin terror attacks on June 11 and 12.

On June 11, six security personnel were injured when terrorists attacked a joint check post at Chattargalla, while a police personnel was injured in a gunfight with terrorists at Kota top in the Gandoh area on June 12.

Following the attacks, security forces intensified their anti-terrorist operations and announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh each for four Pakistani terrorists believed to have infiltrated and operated in the district.

On June 26, three terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district. The terrorists were killed amid an intensified search and cordon operation by the police along with the Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) following twin terrorist attacks in the hilly district on June 11 and 12.

Source: India Today

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