Srinagar, Jun 17 : At least nine soldiers were injured on Monday in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by militants in south Kashmir district of Pulwama.
Official sources said militants triggered an IED blast when an Army vehicle was passing through Arihal in Pulwama.
“The blast was followed by heavy firing by militants,” they said.The militants managed to escape from the spot. Security forces have been rushed and a search operation launched to nab the attackers, the sources said.
The attack comes despite a high alert in the valley and just a day after Pakistan shared with India intelligence input on a "possible IED blast in Pulwama.".