17/12/2016 5:43 PM IST | Updated 17/12/2016 5:54 PM IST

Pampore Attack: 3 Soldiers Killed After Terrorists Attack Army Convoy In Kashmir

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SRINAGAR -- Three soldiers were killed after gunmen opened fire on an army convoy in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the army said on Saturday.

According to security officials, militants fired incessantly at the vehicles carrying army men near the Kadlabal area of Pampore.

The militants then fled from the spot, but a massive search operation was underway. It was the second attack in Pampore this year.

Army convoys have been attacked several times along this stretch of the highway that connects Srinagar and Jammu and is used to carry supplies to the Srinagar-based 15 Corps that acts as nerve centre to battle militancy in the valley.

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