Handwara Operation at Army Camp Ends, 3 Terrorists Killed

This is the third such attack on an Army camp in recent days.

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Representational image of security forces taking positions during the attack at the Army camp. (Photo: PTI)
  • Terrorists open fire outside 30 Rashtriya Rifles camp in Langate in Kashmir’s Handwara
  • Three terrorists killed in retaliatory firing by the Army
  • Three infiltration attempts by terrorists on the intervening night of 5-6 October
3:02 PM , 06 Oct

Body of Neutralised Terrorist Recovered From Naugam Sector

Reports reveal that the body of a dead terrorist has been recovered during an ongoing search operation in Naugam sector.

Earlier, the Army had foiled two infiltration bids in the Naugam sector in the intervening night of 5-6 October.

One terrorist killed during an infiltration bid in Naugam sector,body recovered during ongoing search operation.

12:00 PM , 06 Oct

Handwara Encounter Ends

Army officials have informed that the encounter in Handwara has ended after it successfully neutralised all terrorists that attacked the Army camp in the morning.

It further revealed that a huge cache of arms, ammunition and medical paraphernalia were also recovered from the three terrorists killed in Handwara.

Three terrorists had started indiscriminate firing at our camp. Our sentries were on high alert and retaliated instantly, gunning them down in the process. 
Colonel Rajiv Saharan, Indian Army
10:56 AM , 06 Oct
10:00 AM , 06 Oct

Published: 06 Oct 2016, 7:07 AM IST
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