Air Force convoy attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

Five soldiers injured after terrorist attack IAF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Poonch, May 4: Five security personnel were injured after terrorists opened fire on two vehicles, including one belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF), in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on May 4, officials said.

The attack took place near Shashidhar in the evening when the vehicles were moving towards Sanai Top in the district’s Surankote area, they said.

Indian Air Force posted on social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter) An Indian Air Force vehicle convoy was attacked by militants in the Poonch district of J&K, near Shahsitar. Cordon and search operations are underway presently in the area by local military units. The convoy has been secured, and further investigation is under progress.

Five soldiers were injured and the condition of two is critical. They were taken to a hospital, the officials said.

Reinforcements from the Army and police have been rushed to the area and a massive search and cordon operation has been launched to track down and neutralise the terrorists, they said.

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