SRINAGAR: Army on Thursday issued following statement regarding HMT attack saying that militants fired indiscriminately at Quick Reaction Team of Indian Army in general area Aban Shah Chowk, HMT, Khushipora, Srinagar today afternoon.
Army spokesman in a statement said that being a crowded area, troops exercised restraint to avoid any civilian casualities and collateral damage.
“Two soldiers were critically injured and were evacuated to the nearest medical facility. However, they have succumbed to their injuries,” he said.
“Area has been cordoned and search operation is in progress,” army spokesman in a statement.