Militants attack security personnel in Kashmir, injures five

Militants today attacked security forces at Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar, injuring five personnel, and triggering a gunfight.

Published: 15th August 2016 10:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2016 10:05 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Militants today attacked security forces at Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar, injuring five personnel, and triggering a gunfight.     

The unspecified number of militants fired at the security forces in the area which is close to the historic Jama Masjid.            

Five security personnel were injured in the militant attack, a police official said. The exchange of fire was going on.      

The attack came as the country is celebrating the 70th Independence Day.  

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