According to a senior district official, the militants attacked the post in the mountainous Basantgarh area of the district at 9:15 PM, leaving the two SPOs injured even as the security personnel deployed there retaliated to the firing.

Additional police and army personnel have been rushed to the area to deal with the situation, the senior district official said, adding that further details are awaited.

In the attack in Udhampur on Wednesday, two heavily-armed terrorists believed to be from Pakistan ambushed a BSF convoy, killing two personnel. While one of the terrorists was killed, the other was caught alive in a manner identical to the nabbing of 26/11 attacker Ajmal Kasab.

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