Militants attack security convoy, BSF jawan injured

Srinagar: A BSF jawan was injured on Saturday when militants opened fire on a security forces' convoy in Handwara area of Kupwara district in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir

"One jawan has sustained bullet injuries in the attack by militants on a convoy at Handwara this morning," a BSF official said here

He said the injured jawan has been hospitalised and his condition is stated to be stable

This is second attack on security forces in Handwara area in the past 36 hours

Militants on Thursday night opened fire on a police station in Handwara but there was no damage in the incident as the ultras fled from the scene following retaliation by the cops.