Indian Army convoy ambushed by Kashmiri freedom fighters

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Indian Army convoy ambushed by Kashmiri freedom fighters
NEW DELHI: At least two Indian Army jawans were injured in an attack in Materbugh area of Shopian on Thursday evening, Police said.



According to police, security forces were fired upon by freedom fighters near Chakora village of Shopian district, Times of India has reported.

"A joint combing and search operation party of Jammu and Kashmir police's Special Operation Group and Army's 62 Rashtriya Rifles was attacked by freedom fighters after they were returning back from Materbugh," a senior police official said, adding, "The party was part of the combing and search operation conducted in the area earlier today."


"During the attack, two Army jawans sustained minor injuries and were rushed to nearby hospital for treatment,"the official said.