IED blast at Lethpora on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway

Srinagar: Militants attacked a CRPF vehicle at Lethpora area of Awantipora on Srinagar-Jammu highway with an IED in which several CRPF personnel are feared injured.

Local sources said that the militants detonated an IED planted on the highway at Goripora in Lethpora area which was followed by intense firing.

According to initial reports the attack has left at least 8 CRPF personnel injured who have been rushed to local hospitals for treatment.

Meanwhile, additional forces have been rushed to the area and a search operation started to nab the attackers. The attack has also left hundreds of vehicles stranded on the highway.

More details are awaited.


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