Militants attack paramilitary base in Indian Kashmir

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Militants attack paramilitary base in Indian Kashmir

It was learned that BSF and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indian army are deployed in the area for the encounter. Sources in Intelligence agencies said that they had warned about the attacks by Jaish after the terror group infiltrated 25 to 30 highly-trained terrorists into the Valley.

According to reports, the attackers entered the 182 battalion camp in Humhama area around 4.30 am.

Srinagar airport is the only civilian airport in the region, besides this, the technical airport used by armed forces and VIPs is also in the vicinity.

Adjacent to the camp is the old Srinagar airfield which is been run by the Indian Air Force.

After that, PTI reported, the two remaining militants moved in different directions and took shelter in different buildings before being killed by security forces.

Militants have in recent months targeted police camps in Kashmir.

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) - At least three troops of India's Border Security Force (BSF) were wounded Tuesday in a predawn militant attack on their camp in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

Sources said that the injured BSF man succumbed to his injuries.

A senior police official said that militants came from the Friends Colony side of the BSF camp.

The Governor advised the Chief Minister to see that the Heads of all the Security Forces and held an urgent meeting for a time-bound Security Audit of all sensitive and important Security Forces establishments in J&K. The lack of security arrangements outside the airport has also ensured that only a limited number of 52 flights operate in the day at the global airport. IGP Kashmir Muneer Khan said there is no information yet about these fidayeen getting any help from locals.

Khan said two terrorists had sneaked into the camp; one terrorist was killed earlier.

"Normal flight operations have resumed and passengers were boarding flights", said Sharad Kumar, director of the airport's operator.

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