Srinagar: Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed when militants fired upon them Wednesday in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The BSF jawans were guarding a post when the incident took place. Motorcycle-borne militants fired upon the BSF jawans at a picket in Pandach area, 17 km from here in the outskirts of the city, the officials informed. They said two BSF personnel were injured in the attack and were shifted to SKIMS hospital at Soura here.
While one of the jawans was declared brought dead by the doctors at the hospital, another succumbed to injuries. Doctors said both jawans – aged 35 and 36 – had head injuries.
The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers, the officials added.