A senior police officer said in Srinagar that a BSF vehicle was attacked by militants in Koil village of Pulwama district on Saturday afternoon and an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable were killed while four other troopers were injured.

The injured troopers have been shifted to army's base hospital in summer capital Srinagar for treatment. Police and paramilitary reinforcements have been rushed to the spot to trace the militants.

The BSF provides external security to the Indian Air Force Awantipora airbase in Pulwama district.

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