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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    Maniktripathy
    Aug 19, 2016 at 12:27 pm
    Well looks like we are loosing the edge due to inept spineless policies of central and state governance...Power at any cost is costing our security forces lives and here from Red fort we are talking about Balouchi's and POK...Control things at your end and than go for bigger targets..ot
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    krishna kumar
    Aug 19, 2016 at 2:47 pm
    Total elimination of the militants should be the aim. Cut off their support base in the valley.
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    a ramu
    Aug 19, 2016 at 12:43 pm
    If stan invites India for talks on Jammu and Kashmir, India should dump the invitation in the rubbish bin. stan not taken meaningful against the perpetrators of all major terror attaks against India.
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    RA
    Aug 19, 2016 at 12:54 pm
    If India invites stan for talks on Jammu and Kashmir, stan should dump the invitation in the rubbish bin. India not taken meaningful against the perpetrators of all major terror attacks against stan from Afghanistan, Iran, IOK..... That's right A.Ramu wordings my dear
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    rohan
    Aug 19, 2016 at 3:32 pm
    Post Judges for this duty !
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