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Baramulla attack: Search operations called off, one jawan killed

Baramulla attack: The army so far has not confirmed the death of any terrorist.

Written by Mir Ehsan | Baramulla |
Updated: October 4, 2016 6:13:11 pm
Express Photo/Shuaib Masoodi Baramulla attack: No firing took place post 1 am this morning. Express Photo/Shuaib Masoodi

Search operation have been called off hours after militants, last night, attacked the battalion headquarters of 46 Rashtriya Rifles at stadium colony in North Kashmir’s Baramulla. The militants are likely to have escaped taking advantage of night cover.

 

A BSF jawan was killed while another has been injured in the attack. Top army and police officials are presently at the spot assessing the situation. The army and J&K police’s Special Operations Group personnel conducted search operations in the area around the army camp. An injured jawan  is undergoing treatment at the Rashtriya Rifles hospital. He’s said to be out of danger.

“Terrorists tried to enter the camp but our forces retaliated and the terrorists fled, search operations continue,” IG BSF (Kashmir) Vikas Chandra said.

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On Monday morning, army and police conducted searches in the houses in Gulnar park, stadium colony and Janbazpora. Officials said militants had manged to attack the camp late night. The firing continued for three hours. However, after 1 am no firing has taken place.

The army so far has not confirmed the death of any militant. A senior official told The Indian Express that the militants may have escaped taking advantage of darkness.

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