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Army convoy attacked near Rajouri, 1 killed
As per reports, an encounter started between the army and ultras after the latter attacked a army convoy which was going from Poonch to Rajouri.

AN ATTACK on an army convoy in Jammu Kashmir's Rajouri district claimed the life of a woman besides injuring several others, including two army jawans. The attack took place near Thannamandi on Tuesday night and the situation become complicated, when a civilian bus was caught in the crossfire between the ultras and the security forces.
 
As per reports, an encounter started between the army and ultras after the latter attacked a army convoy which was going from Poonch to Rajouri. As the encounter continued, a civilian bus was caught in the exchange of fire which led to the death of a woman, identified as Kiran Bala. 
 
A number of passengers were also injured in the incident and they were shifted to local hospitals.
 
Police said that the militants opened fire on the army vehicles, a kilometer away from Thanamandi town. The troops also retaliated and rebuffed the attack but it is not known whether there was any casuality on their side.
 
The terrorists took cover in the thick maize fields that stood more than six feet tall, officials said, adding that this is also hampering the search operations in the area.
 
Incidentally, the heavy exchange of fire came in a day after Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh urged people to end violence in the valley. He also came up with creating job opportunities in the area besides creating sustainable economic development.
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