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One soldier dead, another injured in fidayeen attack on Army camp

The Army said after about two hours of an intense gun battle, the firing had stopped and that the situation was 'contained'
File Pix : Indian army during a anti terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir

One BSF jawan lost his life, while another was injured in an exchange of fire with militants on Sunday night after they launched a ‘fidayeen’ (suicide) attack on 46 Rashtriya Rifles Army camp in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

According to officials, the martyred BSF jawan was Constable Nitin while the injured is Constable Pulwinder, both belonging to the 40th battalion of the BSF. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the terrorist attack.

The Army said after about two hours of an intense gun battle, the firing had stopped and that the situation was “contained and under control”, NDTV reported.

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