Army man injured in a militant attack on army camp in Kupwara

Srinagar: An army man was reportedly injured after an alleged militant attack on an army camp in Kalaroos forests in border district of Kupwara in north Kashmir late Friday night.

GNS news agency, quoting official sources, reported that a group of militants attacked 41 RR headquarter camp located in upper belt of Kalaroos forests along the Line of Control (LoC).

“The indiscriminate fire continued on the RR headquarters for at least 10 minutes. Troops retaliated to the fire, resulting in a brief shootout,” they said.

A soldier of 21 JAK Rifles was injured in the shootout. He was shifted to military hospital Drugmulla for treatment.
Soon after the attack, army launched a massive man hunt with the help of para-commandos, said a source.


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