Two Soldiers Die Of Injuries After Attack On Army Vehicle In Pulwama

Two Soldiers Die Of Injuries After Attack On Army Vehicle In Pulwama

An army vehicle was attacked on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

Srinagar:

Two soldiers, who were injured on Monday when an army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Monday, have died.

The armoured vehicle of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles was attacked near the Arihal village of Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force was attacked by a suicide bomber in February. Six soldiers and two civilians were injured in the Monday's attack and two soldiers died of their injuries, officials said.

The Army called the attack a "failed attempt" by terrorists in a statement. 

Ten security personnel have died in Jammu and Kashmir in different incidents in the last ten days.

An Army soldier was killed this morning in Anantnag, and an Army Major was killed in an encounter in Anantnag.

Last week, in Anantnag, five soldiers were killed when terrorists had opened fire on a CRPF patrol team. A police inspector who got injured during an encounter after the attack died later.

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