Two killed in militant attack on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) A BSF trooper and a militant were killed on Wednesday when militants attacked a BSF (Border Security Force) convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Udhampur district, police said.

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“Militants fired at a BSF convoy at Narsu Nallah on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway today (Wednesday),” a senior police officer told IANS here.

“Six BSF troopers were injured in this attack. They were shifted to hospital for treatment.”

The officer also said senior BSF troopers and police officers have rushed to the spot, which is 65 kilometres away from here in Udhampur district.

The officer said the Jammu-Srinagar national highway is cleared for traffic each day by road-opening parties who employ high-tech equipment and sniffer dogs to ensure there are no explosive devices planted anywhere by militants.

“In the wake of today’s attack we have deployed additional forces in places overlooking the highway,” the officer added.

All essentials of life and security force deployments are routed to the landlocked Kashmir Valley through the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

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  1. Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) A BSF trooper and a militant were killed on Wednesday when militants attacked a BSF (Border Security Force) convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Udhampur district, police said.

    During the previous Congress regime, Original RSS and duplicate Don Quixote, R.Paimaam of USA, used to criticize the government incessantly for Pak attacks on Indians and twirling his RSS lathi in the air if somebody was there to shout “ek do”. He was calling us shameless and even calling Congress as ISI agents, even though these incidents were few and far between when compared to the daily violation by Pakistan during the Modi rule.

    BUT, NOW SUDDENLY RSS PAIMAAM HAS GONE DEAF AND DUMB, SELECTIVELY; TO FEIGN IGNORANCE ABOUT DAILY THRASHING OF OUR ARMY BY PAKISTAN. THIS IS THE BREAKING POINT, FOR THIS SHOWS THAT FOR HIM; INDIA, INDIAN JAWANS ETC MEAN NOTHING WHEN COMPARED TO HIS CRONEYISM TO MODI!

    WHEN I EXPRESS MY CONCERN FOR THE PLIGHT OF INDIA NOW, UNFAILINGLY HE SAYS THAT I AM A TRAITOR. HE MUST KNOW I AM A PATRIOT TO INDIA AND MODI MEANS NOTHING TO ME, AS FAR AS MY PATRIOTISM IS CONCERNED.

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