J&K: 2 BSF jawans killed in terrorist attack in Srinagar

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Abid Bashir 

Srinagar (NVI): Two BSF jawans were killed in a terrorist attack in the Soura area on the outskirts of Srinagar in Kashmir today, a police official said.

The incident took place at 5.30 pm, the police official said, adding that terrorists targetted two BSF men deployed for enforcing lockdown, close to SKIMS Soura hospital. They were shifted to the same hospital after getting hit, he said.

SKIMS medical superintendent Dr Farooq Jan said that both the soldiers succumbed to their wounds, as they had multiple bullet injuries.

Police sources said that their service rifles were also snatched.

Meanwhile, top police officials have rushed to the spot to assess the situation and the area has been sealed. A search operation has been launched to nab the attackers.