Srinagar: Army on Monday evening denied that its vehicle was attcked with an Improvised Explosive Device in Arihal area or Pulwama.
Srnagar based Defence Spokesperson said that a “failed attempt” was made to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 RR with a Vehicle Based IED while the Army patrol was moving in the general area Arihal in district Pulwama today evening.
He said that all the troops are safe while a few minor injuries were reported.
The spokesperson said that the reports of attack are unfounded and baseless. “Area cordoned and search operations in progress.”
The damage was minimised due to the alertness of the patrol party, he said.