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Three guerrillas, civilian die in attack on army camp

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Nov 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Srigar, November 25 :Three separatist guerrillas and a civilian were killed on Wednesday when soldiers repulsed an attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir. A senior police officer said the three militants who stormed the camp in Tangdhar town of Kupwara district were killed by security forces in a gun battle. Tangdhar town is located close to the border with Pakistan. It is home to 3/1 Gorkha Rifles camp. “A civilian working for the army was also killed in the encounter while a junior commissioned officer (JCO) was injured,” he said. The officer was taken to a hospital. Soon after the attack, a huge fire erupted in the petrol depot at the camp. Three AK-47 rifles were recovered from the slain militants, police said. The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the attack. (IANS)

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