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Srinagar, December 17 ( JKNT)   Three soldiers of 42RR were killed in  an ambush by terrorists in Pampore  in south Kashmir on Saturday afternoon, according to reports reaching here.

Terrorists opened heavy  fire on the army convoy near Pampore, saffron town , 13 kms from here this afternoon, in which three soldiers killed and about half a dozen were injured in the attack.

The soldiers were caught unawares and before they could retaliate  three of them were killed in the initial assault by terrorists. Terrorists , however, fled   from the spot . Search operations have been launched.

This is the third major attack near Pampore this year. In earlier attacks CRPF had suffered heavy casualties.

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