SRINAGAR -- Three army soldiers and a woman were killed and six other armymen including two officers were injured when militants ambushed security forces in J&K's Shopian district on Thursday.
Three Army personnel and a civilian have lost their lives in the terror attack in Shopian(J&K) (earlier visuals) pic.twitter.com/iF8GRcJUcx
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"Militants ambushed and fired at the army in Chitargam village of Shopian district today morning," police said.
"The army was returning after carrying out a search operation in Kungoo village when they were ambushed by the militants," police added.
Three army jawans and a woman were killed in the attack, while six other army personnel including a lieutenant colonel and a major have been injured.
The injured have been airlifted to Srinagar for treatment.
Reinforcements were immediately rushed to surround the area and trace the militants.
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