Three soldiers , woman killed in militants’ ambush in Kashmir


J K News Today

Srinagar, February 23 ( JKNT)

At least three  soldiers were killed  and five others including a Lt. Colonel injured in an ambush by militants in South Kashmir area of Shopian district  in the continuing  series of attacks on  army patrol and convoys in the Valley.

A woman has also been killed in the ambush

The reports said that the militants ambushed a military patrol early this morning anfd killed two of soldiers on the spot.

However, there was no official confirmation about the casualties by the army.

Other details are awaited.

But this attack indicates that the  militants have heightened their activities across the Valley, particularly South Kashmir.

So far 29 soldiers have been killed in gun fights and avalanches in Kashmir in 2017. This is against  22 militants killed. Soldiers casualties ratio is quite high.


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