A road opening part of the Indian Army was grenade attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam on Wednesday. The attack took place on a highway in Shamsipora, which falls in police district Kulgam.
The nature of the attack was not immediately clear; while police control room in Kulgam said it appeared to be a grenade attack, local reports said the terrorists fired at the army personnel. Also, as per local reports, 2-3 jawans have sustained injuries in the attack.
When contacted by Hindustan Times, Army spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said he was trying to ascertain details of the attack.
More than 270 terrorists are currently active in Jammu and Kashmir, which is less than the 2019 and 2020 figures.
The Union Territory has seen a decrease in terrorist incidents, infiltration and civilian killings in 2020, while security forces carried out more than 100 “successful” counter-terrorism operations killing 225 terrorists.
There are over 270 terrorists active in Jammu and Kashmir currently, of whom 205 are in Kashmir Valley