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At least two die in attack on Indian army camp in held Kashmir

A gunfight between the militants and Indian army took place in Tangdhar region of Kashmir’s Kupwara district today. A soldier of Indian army and a civilian said to be killed in the incident.

According to media reports three to four attackers attacked the army camp from a mountain ridge near the camp. They used heavy weapons and also hurled grenades. An army oil depot also caught fire in the attack.

The army has launched a counter offensive. There are about 80 soldiers in the base.

Army sources say the terrorists have been firing from a distance. There are no reports of casualties.


J&K: Militants Attack Army Camp in Tangdhar by arynews

About 100 km away in Manigah in Kupwara, anti-terror operations have been on for about two weeks. Last week, 38-year-old army colonel Santosh Mahadik was killed in an encounter with terrorists in the region.

Tangdhar sector is said to be close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of the Indian occupied Kashmir territory.

The gunbattle was said to be going on till last reports.

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