Six jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force were injured when suspected militants attacked their vehicle on Thursday morning in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, Greater Kashmir reported. The Lashkar-e-Taiba have claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the local report.

The soldiers were taken to a hospital, and a search operation is under way to find the militants.

The attackers opened fire on the vehicle of the 96 Battalion CRPF at Lazibal in Anantnag district at 8.30 am, a police official was quoted as saying. Two soldiers suffered bullet injuries, and four others were hit by broken glass panes of the vehicle.