Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Two militants killed after attack on Indian Army camp in Kashmir

Narada Desk | October 6, 2016 9:00 am Print
This is the second such attack in recent days at an army camp in Kashmir area after Indian army claimed to have carried out "surgical strikes" on terror launch pads across the LoC
Indian-Army

Militants on Thursday attacked an army camp at an Army camp in Langate in Handwara, in northern Kashmir.  town of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Two militants have reportedly been killed.

This is the second such attack in recent days at an army camp in Kashmir area after Indian army claimed to have carried out “surgical strikes” on terror launch pads across the LoC. Three days ago, militants attacked an army camp in Baramullah where one BSF soldier lost his life.

The 30 Rashtriya Rifles camp in Langate town of northern district came under the fire, a senior police officer said, adding that “alert guards have prevented the militants from entering the camp”.

Army officials told PTI, “Around 5 am, terrorists opened firing on an army camp at Langate in Kupwara district, which was retaliated by the alert jawans.”

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