Two guerrillas killed, five troopers injured in Kashmir highway attack

Srinagar: Two separatist guerrillas were killed and five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers injured on Saturday in a gunfight after guerrillas ambushed a CRPF convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

“A CRPF convoy on way to Srinagar was attacked by militants at Namblabal near Pampore town on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway,” a senior police officer told IANS.

“The firing was returning and two militants were killed in the retaliatory action by the CRPF troopers,” he said, adding five CRPF troopers were injured, two of them critically.

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