Skip to comments.Attack on Indian Army Camp in Jammu and Kashmir Kills 7 Soldiers, 3 Militants
Posted on 11/29/2016 3:17:25 PM PST by BenLurkin
Seven Indian soldiers and three attackers were killed when armed militants stormed an army base in the northern Jammu and Kashmir state early Tuesday.
The latest incident is likely to further heighten tensions between India and Pakistan, whose ties hit a low point following a September attack on an Indian army camp in the disputed Kashmir region.
The soldiers and militants were killed in a gunbattle that raged for hours after the assailants lobbed grenades and opened fire while trying to enter the Nagrota base, a major army camp that is one of the four command centers in Kashmir.
Nagrota lies about 20 kilometers from Jammu on the main highway that connects the city with Srinagar. Jammu and Srinagar are Kashmir's two main cities.
Authorities said the militants took hostages, including two women and children, when they entered the building used by families of the army officers. They said three of the seven soldiers were killed in a rescue operation.
Defense Ministry spokesman Manish Mehta said, Early morning the encounter took place. The situation is under control.
The militants apparently managed to take positions inside the complex near an artillery unit.
No group has claimed responsibility.
Nagrota attack: Officers’ wives show courage, avert hostage crisis
PTI, Rediff.com, Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Yeah, what’s this “militants” shit?
Militant pacifists, maybe? ;)
Why, oh why won’t anyone believe that Islam is a religion of peace?
Well this is par for the course. probably needed human shields.
militant:Muslim as youth:superpredator
Oh...those peace-loving moozlums!!!
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