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Tuesday, 25 June 2024 2.18 AM IST

One soldier killed in terrorist attack on army vehicle in Poonch, four injured

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NEW DELHI: A soldier of the Indian Air Force died in a terrorist attack on air force vehicles in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. Four soldiers were injured. One soldier is in critical condition. Terrorists open fired at two vehicles of the Air Force convoy in Sanai village of Surankote region. The attack took place around 6.15 pm.

The soldiers injured in the attack were airlifted to Command Hospital, Udhampur. Air Force vehicles have been shifted to the Air Force base. The Rashtriya Rifles troops have reached the spot following the incident and have started a search. This is the first time this year that there has been a terrorist attack on the security forces in the region. Last year there were several terrorist attacks against the security forces in the region.

"An Indian Air Force vehicle convoy was attacked by militants in the Poonch district of J&K, near Shahsitar. Cordon and search operations are underway presently in the area by local military units. The convoy has been secured, and further investigation is under progress." Indian Air force posted on X.

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