New Delhi: In an unfortunate incident, two BSF personnel were killed in a terrorist attack on the outskirts of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. As per initial reports, motorcycle-borne militants attacked two BSF troopers with pistols and snatched their service rifles. Also Read - Day After Forces Foiled Pulwama-Style Attack, Cops Identify Owner of Explosives-Laden Car
According to updates, the Border Security Force (BSF) troops, who were on picket duty in the Soura area, were immediately taken to a hospital soon after the incident where they succumbed to their injuries. Also Read - Pulwama-like Terror Attack Averted: Vehicle Suspected of Carrying 40-45 Kgs of Explosives; JeM Has Main Role, Says Top Cop
These 2 BSF troopers were injured when the militants tried to snatch away their weapons. Soon after the incident, the area has been cordoned off by security personnel and search operation started to trace the assailants. Also Read - Yet Again, 4G Internet Services Banned in Jammu and Kashmir Till June 17
Police said that a general alert has been issued in Srinagar and Ganderbal districts to nab the militants.