3 jawans killed after suspected JeM terrorists storm Army camp in J&K

A hunt is on to ascertain if any terrorist sneaked into the camp under the cover of darkness.

Srinagar: An Army captain and two soldiers were on Thursday killed when militants carried out a Fidayeen attack on an army camp in Kupwara in north Kashmir.

The Army officer killed was identified as Captain Ayush, official sources said. At least 5 more jawans were injured, said reports.

One civilian was killed due to bullet injury near army camp, which was attacked by terrorists in Kupwara in Kashmir, police told PTI.

Meanwhile, Army said at least two terrorists have been killed, and a search is underway for a third one. "Identity of terrorists being ascertained; material found points likely towards foreign terrorists," Army told ANI.

The incident took place at Panjgaon at Chowkibal when militants, suspected to be of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad stormed the battalion camp which is in-charge of road opening duties on the crucial roads in this area.

Two militants were killed as army foiled their attack, the sources said. However, a hunt is on to ascertain if any militant sneaked into the camp under the cover of darkness.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle with agency inputs )
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