J&K: Militants Attack Army Patrol Near LoC, 2 Soldiers Injured


Militants on Thursday attack an Army patrol near the Line of Control in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two soldiers.

“Terrorists opened fire on a link patrol ahead of the fence at the Line of Control in Keran sector,” a defence spokesman said here.

He said two soldiers were injured in the firing, which was retaliated by Army personnel. The operation was in progress when the reports last came in.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has arrived in J&K on a two-day visit to the state to review the security situation.

Rajnath is scheduled to visit border district of Kupwara on Friday morning.