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Two BSF troopers killed, four hurt in Kashmir guerrilla attack

Posted on Aug 16 2014 | IANS

Srinagar, Aug 16 : Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers including an officer were killed and four injured Saturday in a guerrilla attack in Pulwama district in south Kashmir.

A senior police officer told IANS in Srinagar that a BSF vehicle was attacked by militants in Koil village of Pulwama district Saturday afternoon and an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable were killed while four other troopers were injured.

"The injured troopers have been shifted to army's base hospital in summer capital Srinagar for treatment. Police and paramilitary reinforcements have been rushed to the spot to trace the militants".

The BSF provides external security to the Indian Air Force Awantipora airbase in Pulwama district.

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