South Kashmir: Militants escape after attacking army patrol in Tral; soldier injured

A top police officer said that militants attacked a patrol party of army’s 42 RR near Jamia Masjid Seer.

Irfan Amin Malik
Tral, Publish Date: Apr 17 2018 4:49PM | Updated Date: Apr 17 2018 5:28PM
South Kashmir: Militants escape after attacking army patrol in Tral; soldier injured

Officials on Tuesday said a search operation was launched after militants attacked an army patrol party in Seer village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A top police officer said that militants attacked a patrol party of army’s 42 RR near Jamia Masjid Seer, leaving a soldier injured.

He said the militants escaped after opening fire. "A search operation has been launched to nab the militants," he said.

The injured soldier has been shifted to military hospital for treatment, Global News Service quoted DIG south Kashmir as having said.

Earlier, clashes erupted at bus stand Tral after rumours spread in the area that militants were surrounded by the forces in Seer.

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