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J&K: 3 BSF jawans killed after suspected Hizbul militants open fire

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 3 June 2016, 19:39 IST

Three Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were reportedly killed when their convoy was allegedly attacked by terrorists in Bijbehara area of Jammu and Kashmir on 3 June.

According to various media reports, the attack has left five jawans injured out of which three succumbed to their injuries.

According to a report in NDTV, Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The terrorists, who were travelling in a car, were stopped at a check-post, and as the BSF convoy passed the check-post, terrorists opened fire resulting in the causalities.

The BSF has cordoned-off the area and launched a massive combing operation to track down the militants in the area.

--With ANI inputs

First published: 3 June 2016, 19:39 IST
 
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