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Militants fire at Army convoy in Kashmir, no casualty reported

India TV News Desk Srinagar 18 Jun 2017, 12:48:23 IST
India TV News Desk

A group of militants attacked an Army convoy in south Kashmir's Anantnag district today. There was, however, no casualty in the incident. 

The militants fired some shots at the army vehicles in Bijbehara area and fled from the spot, a police official said. 

Security forces cordoned off the area and a search operation was on, the official said.

Police sources said the incident took place on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Bijbehara area.

"There are no reports of any casualty," a police source said.

Meanwhile, a youth shot by some suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday succumbed to the injuries in a hospital here on Sunday, officials said.

Aijaz Ahmad Malik, 26, was shot in Pinglana area, police said.

"An FIR has been lodged into the incident and investigations have been started," a police officer said.