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Two soldiers killed in Srinagar militant attack

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Two soldiers were killed in an audacious attack by militants in Srinagar outskirts on Thursday.

Reports said that militants emerged at Aban Shah Chowk HMT Srinagar and fired upon soldiers.

The attack left two soldiers critically injured.

Police sources told KNT that militants fired upon Quick Reaction Team (QRT) at Aban Shah Chowk that falls under the jurisdiction of Parimpora Police Station.

They said a couple of militants were boarded in a van when they fired upon army party. Both the army personnel succumbed to their injuries while taking them to Sharifabad HMT.

The area was cordoned off shortly after the attack by soldiers from 2 RR and SOG personnel and a search operation launched. The searches were underway till the filing of this report. (KNT)

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