Three Indian troops killed in Baramulla attack
Srinagar, October 3 (Online): In occupied Kashmir, three Indian troops were killed and several others injured in an attack in Baramulla town.
The attack was on Indian army garrison of 46 Rashtriya Rifles at Janbazpora area of Baramulla town. The outpost of the camp is manned by the company of 40 battalion of Border Security Force, Kashmir Media Service reported.
The attackers escaped after leaving two Border Security Force (BSF) and one Rashtriya Rifles personnel killed and many others injured till last reports came in. The area is currently witnessing a major search operation that has paralyzed the movement, locals said.
Indian army sealed the entire area and no movement was permitted. Residents said they were scared by the attack and did not sleep for most of the night.
A senior police officer in Srinagar confirmed that the operation was over as it has been many hours that there was no exchange of fire between attackers and the soldiers.”Further details are awaited,” he said.
The Senior Superintendent of Police Baramulla told media men that a group of militants tried to storm 46 Rashtriya Rifles camp of Army at Janbazpora in Baramulla district and killed one BSF man and injuring another.