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Kupwara Attack: Three Army Men, Including a Captain, Martyred

The attack happened at around 4:30 am on Thursday in Kupwara.

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File image of Indian Army personnel. (Photo: Reuters)
Snapshot
  • Terrorists attacked the Army camp in Kupwara on Thursday at 4.00 am
  • Three Indian Army personnel, including a Captain, were killed
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley briefed
  • Two terrorists were neutralised
  • Combing operations are underway
  • Three AK-47s, two GPS devices, one mobile recovered from attack site
5:25 PM , 27 Apr

Protester Killed in Clash With Army

While demanding bodies of terrorists killed during Kupwara encounter, a protester was killed in Panzgam area.

4:36 PM , 27 Apr

How the Attack Unfolded

At around 4 am, the terrorists entered the army camp. Two terrorists were neutralised while one managed to escape, reported ANI.

There are two layers of fences around the camp, and the distance between both is about 50 to 75 metres. The fences were cut by the terrorists as they entered from the backside of the firing range, reported ANI. The first to be targeted was the officer’s complex.

4:36 PM , 27 Apr

Families of the Martyrs Mourn Their Deaths



Rajasthan: Family mourns the demise of Subedar Bhup Singh in Dausa. (Photo: ANI)
Rajasthan: Family mourns the demise of Subedar Bhup Singh in Dausa. (Photo: ANI)


Family mourns the demise of Captain Ayush Yadav at his home in Kanpur. (Photo: ANI)
Family mourns the demise of Captain Ayush Yadav at his home in Kanpur. (Photo: ANI)
2:23 PM , 27 Apr

Combing Operations On

Combing operations are still on to ascertain if any militant managed to sneak into the camp under the cover of darkness, official sources said.


Published: 27 Apr 2017, 8:00 AM IST
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