J&K: Militants attack BSF camp in Kupwara, three personnel injured

Three BSF personnel are reportedly injured in the incident. Encounter is underway.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 19, 2016 5:37 pm
Kupwara district in J&K. (Source: Google Maps) Kupwara district in J&K. (Source: Google Maps)

Militants attacked a BSF camp in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, said the police. Three BSF personnel are reportedly injured in the incident. Encounter is underway. The camp, in Nachin village, targeted by the militants houses an ammunition depot, a police official said. He said three BSF personnel were injured in the initial exchange of fire and were being airlifted to Army’s base hospital in Srinagar for treatment.

As the gunfight was on, reinforcements were rushed to neutralise the militants, the official.

More details are awaited.

(With inputs from PTI)

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