Two Indian soldiers injured in Pulwama attack

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Two Indian soldiers injured in Pulwama attack

In Occupied Kashmir, two Indian soldiers have been injured in an attack by unknown persons on an army patrolling party in Pathan area of Pulwama district.

A police official said the gunmen first hurled a grenade and then opened fire on a patrolling party of 55 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian army.

Later, the troops cordoned off the entire Pathan village and launched a massive search operation. They thrashed and beat local people.

The forces’ action triggered protests and clashes in the area. Scores of youth, who came out of their houses against the operation, pelted the forces with stones and bricks.