Kashmir: Jawan injured after militants fire at army camp in Kupwara

Srinagar: Militants opened fire on an Indian Army camp in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring a jawan, police said on Saturday.

Representational image. AP

Representational image. AP

The militants fired at the army building in Kalaroos area during the night, a Jammu and Kashmir police official said.

Sunil Randhawa of the 17 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) was injured in the incident.

The injured was taken to an army hospital in Drugmulla where doctors stated his condition to be stable.

The army and police have launched search operations in the area to track down the militants, he added.

Meanwhile, a woman was killed in the shelling across Line of Control (LoC) from Pakistan side in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar sector at 5.30 am. on Saturday.

This attack comes only three days ahead of 15 August, marking 70th independence day of India.


Updated Date: Aug 12, 2017 11:35 AM

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