Published On: Sat, Aug 12th, 2017

Terrorists attack Army camp in J&K’s Kupwara injuring a jawan, search on

Srinagar: Terrorists attacked Army headquarters in Kalaroos of Kupwara district late on Friday night injuring a soldier.

Security forces launched a massive search operation which is currently underway

Immediately after the attack, security forces launched a massive search operation which is currently underway to nab the terrorists.

According to a police official, terrorists opened fire on at 41 Rashtriya Rifles Army camp in Kupwara district, injuring a jawan.

The injured jawan has been identified as Sunil Randhawa of the 17 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI). He was immediately taken to an Army hospital in Drugmulla where his condition is stated to be stable.

Meanwhile, a 45-year-old woman was killed on Saturday in firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

The victim was identified as Ruqia Bi. The incident took place in the district’s Balakot sector.

According to Defence Ministry sources, the Pakistani troops resorted to heavy unprovoked firing at about 5 am.

“The Indian positions are effectively retaliating. Firing exchanges are continuing,” said sources.

It may be mentioned here that the Pakistan forces have carried out 301 incidents of unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LoC this year.

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