Visuals from Pulwama where blast took place on Monday. Photo/ANI
Visuals from Pulwama where blast took place on Monday. Photo/ANI

Attack on Army's mobile vehicle patrol using IED, all personnel safe: Indian Army

ANI | Updated: Jun 17, 2019 23:13 IST

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jun 17 (ANI): Terrorists tried to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the Arihal area of Pulwama district on Monday.
Some minor injuries to troops have been reported but no loss of life was reported.
"Terrorists attempted to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 RR with a vehicle-based IED while the Army patrol was moving in the general area of Arihal in Pulwama this evening. The troops are safe, few minor injuries have been reported," a statement by the Indian Army read.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police said that six soldiers and two civilians have sustained injuries in the attack but their condition is stable.
"Six Army Jawans sustained injuries in the terror incident and are stated to be stable. Moreover 2 civilians also sustained injuries due to this explosion. They were evacuated to hospital by the jawans and are undergoing treatment," a press release by Jammu and Kashmir police said.
The forces have cordoned off the area and are conducting search operations in the area.
Police have also registered a case and are investigating the circumstances behind this terror crime. (ANI)

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