Pre Dawn Terror Attack in Jammu Militants, Jawan Killed


Jammu:  Militants attacked an Army camp in the Tangdhar sector near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning, killing a jawan and three terrorists, injuring four others.The Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack in Tangdhar, sources reported.

Toady morning, three to four terrorists positioned themselves at a mountainous ridge near the camp, which is located near the Line of Control. The terrorists also threw grenades.

An army oil depot caught fire. The army has launched a counter offensive. There are about 80 soldiers in the base. Army sources say the terrorists have been firing from a distance. There are no reports of casualties.

About 100 kilometres away in Manigah in Kupwara, anti-terror operations have been on for about two weeks. Last week, 38-year-old Army Colonel Santosh Mahadik was killed in an encounter with terrorists in the region.