Three killed in Indian Kashmir base camp attack


PV International Desk : Suspected militants stormed a paramilitary base in Indian-administered Kashmir early Tuesday, police said, sparking a lengthy gun battle that left one soldier and two attackers dead.

Four paramilitary troopers were also injured when at least three militants hurled grenades and fired automatic weapons at the Border Security Force (BSF) base near Srinagar’s airport before dawn.

“Two militants have been killed so far, one is still there. And one BSF soldier was killed in the initial assault,” inspector general of police, Muneer Ahmed Khan told AFP.

Flight operations resumed at the main airport later in the day after being suspended briefly, director general of police, S.P. Vaid told AFP.