3 BSF personnel injured in Srinagar militant attack
Srinagar, Mar 21 : Militants struck yet again in the summer capital, Srinagar, attacking a Border Security Force (BSF) vehicle, injuring three personnel this morning.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) police, central Kashmir, said a vehicle carrying BSF personnel was attacked by militants at Methan crossing on Srinagar-Charar-e-Sharief road in the uptown at 0815 hrs this morning.
He said three BSF personnel were wounded in the attack. However, the driver of the BSF vehicle could manage to drive the vehicle one km away from the spot.
He said a massive hunt has been launched to nab the militants responsible for the attack.
Security forces also conducted searches in the area but the militants had managed to escape.
The injured were rushed to hospital where the condition of one of them is stated to be critical.
The attack on BSF came a day after police claimed to have cracked Fidayeen attack in Bemina area of the city in which five CRPF personnel were killed and six others were injured on March 13.
Both the fidayeen belonging to Pakistan based Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) were also killed and later four militants, three of them locals, were arrested.