Militants trigger IED blast in Shopian, 3 soldiers injured

Militants trigger IED blast in Shopian, 3 soldiers injured
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Jammu: Three army men were injured after militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

A police official said that the militants triggered the blast around 7:50 am in Turkwangam village of the district as a Casper vehicle of army’s 44 RR passed through the area.

“Three soldiers have suffered injuries in the blast,” he said, adding they were rushed to a hospital for treatment.

Soon after the blast, additional forces were rushed to the area. However, youth took to streets and clashed with them.
Further details are awaited.