Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant outfit has claimed the responsibility of Shopian attack in which two army men including a Major were killed and another soldier seriously injured.
Burhanuddin, a spokesperson of the outfit, told news agency CNS that the attack was carried out near Zaipora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
“The valiant militants of our outfit laid an ambush and attacked an army party from all sides. Five Indian soldiers were killed and many others were injured. The militants managed to reach at their destinations safely after the daring attack,” he said.
He said that Hizb commander Mehmood Ghaznavi has decided to reward the militants for carrying out the attack.
“Such attacks will continue across Kashmir valley,” he said.