June 2013 Srinagar attack

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June 2013 Srinagar attack
Location Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Date 24 June 2013
4.30 pm (IST)
Target Army convoy
Attack type
shooting
Deaths 8 Jawans
Non-fatal injuries
19
Perpetrators Hizbul Mujahideen[1]
Defenders Indian Army and CRPF

June 2013 Srinagar attack was an attack on Indian Army convoy by the militants in Haiderpura area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir in which eight jawans were killed.[2]

Attack[edit]

The attack took place in Hyderpura when Army trucks were travelling from Leh on Baramullah-Jammu National highway.[3] The attack came as a day ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visit to the Srinagar.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Press Trust of India (June 24, 2013). "Terrorists target Army convoy in Srinagar; Hizbul claims responsibility". Business Standard. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  2. ^ "8 jawans killed, 19 injured in militant attack in Srinagar". Tehelka.com. June 24, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Army convoy attacked in Srinagar, 2 deaths feared". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24.