Attack on army vehicle

Vehicular movement suspended on Poonch highway

Poonch: Following the militant attack on an army vehicle in Poonch, the movement of all kinds of vehicles has been suspended on the national highway stretch between Bhimber Gali and Bhata Dhurian with people being advised to follow the Mendhar diversion for moving towards Poonch and Surankote.

As per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), J&K Police in Poonch district said that in the wake of “some incident” in Bhata Dhurian, traffic will remain suspended from BG to Surankote road.

“All the commuters are advised to adopt alternative routes that include BG Mendhar JWG or Mendhar KG Poonch,” police said.

The militants attacked an army vehicle in the Bhata Dhurian area of the Poonch district in which five personnel lost their lives while one army man is critically injured—(KNO)