Militants attack army vehicle in Jammu’s Poonch

An Indian Army soldier stands guard on a Srinagar road
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SRINAGAR — In a targeted assault on Friday evening, militants attacked an army vehicle in the Khanetar area of Poonch district within the Jammu division, according to a top unnamed official quoted by a local news agency.

The assailants fired upon the army convoy, resulting in no reported injuries or damages, as confirmed by the official. Swiftly responding to the incident, security forces have cordoned off the area in a concerted effort to apprehend the attackers.

The attempted assault highlights the ongoing security challenges faced in the region, prompting heightened vigilance among the military and law enforcement agencies in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Further details about the incident are expected to emerge as the investigation unfolds.

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