Three soldiers were killed and two others injured in a terrorist attack on an army convoy at a crowded place at Pampore on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Saturday.
A police official said, two soldiers were also injured in the attack that took place at the place crowded with civilians at Kadlabal in Pampore town of Pulwama district this afternoon. He said, the security forces exercised restraint and did not retaliated in order to avoid civilian casualties.
The official said, search operations were going on in the surrounding areas to track down the assailants. The army convoy was on its way from Jammu to Srinagar when the attack took place.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condemned the killing of three army personnel in the terrorist attack. In a statement issued at Jammu this evening, She said, violence has never helped in the resolution of issues, however only compounded the human miseries.