Kashmir: Jihadis attack Indian army camp, kill three, then Muslim mob stones security forces

“Terrorists attack army camp, kill Captain, two other soldiers,” PTI, April 27, 2017 (thanks to Ray):

SRINAGAR: Three heavily-armed terrorists on Thursday stormed an army camp in the Kupwara district of Kashmir, killing a Captain and two other soldiers before two of the assailants were gunned down in a fierce 35-minute encounter.

Soon after the encounter, a mob started pelting stones at the security forces, leading to a clash in which a 75-year-old civilian was killed due to a bullet injury.

At around 4am, three terrorists, dressed in black Pathani suit and combat jackets, entered from the rear side the artillery unit of the army garrison at Panzgam in Kupwara, about 100 kms from here, and started indiscriminate firing, army officials said here and in New Delhi.

They managed to cross the second security layer of the camp located in a mountainous terrain and spread over an area of 400 x 800 meters, the officials said.

Firing indiscriminately, the terrorists then advanced towards the officers’ complex of the camp which houses about 1000 army personnel and is situated about 10 kms from the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan.

Soldiers took on the attackers and forced them back towards one of the gates of the camp, the officials said…


See also:
Kupwara Army camp attack highlights: Officer, two army jawans killed in early morning attack
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