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Attack on army camp: 7 jawans martyred, 3 terrorists killed

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 29 Nov 2016 3:40 PM GMT

Attack on army camp: 7 jawans martyred, 3 terrorists killed
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Terrorists launch suicide attack on Army camp in J&K's Nagrota
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New Delhi: Seven army men, including two officers, were martyred while three terrorists were gunned down in the exchange of fire in Nagrota of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Three militants targeted an Army base near White Knight Corps in Nagrota at around 5.30 am.

"The terrorists forced their entry into the officers mess complex by throwing grenade at the Army unit stationed ," said army's northern command.

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Army has evacuated the region and all schools have been ordered to remain shut. Two army men sustained injuries in the attack and were shifted to the military hospital in Satwari.

The hostage like condition occurred when terrorists entered two buildings in which army men and families including women and children were there. Indian Army, however, carried out a successful rescue operation in which 12 soldiers, two women and two children were rescued.

Sadly, rescue operation left one more army officer and two jawans martyred. The bodies of three terrorists have been recovered.

News agency ANI confirmed the reports:

https://twitter.com/ANI_news/status/803598011179765760

https://twitter.com/ANI_news/status/803599821714046976

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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