Militants in the wee hours of morning today blasted of an IED when an Army vehicle was passing from the area on Turkwangan Road near Zainpora in District Shopian.
Militants in Shopian had planted an IED near the water tank which was set off early morning when an Army vehicle was routinely passing through the area. The vehicle suffered the damages due to the blast and the three toopers inside the vehicle suffered injuries who were subsequently removed to hospital for medical attention.
It is learnt that the militants after triggering the blast escaped from the spot. Bomb Disposal Squad deployed at the site of the blast recovered a second IED from the site.
The sanitization of area is underway to clear the track for vehicular movement.
Police has registered a case in this regard and investigation is going on