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2016 Baramulla attack

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Target  46 Rashtriya Rifles
Suspected perpetrators  Jaish-e-Mohammad
Attack type  Terrorism
2016 Baramulla attack
Location  Indian Army camp in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir state
Date  2 October 2016 (2016-10-02)-3 October 2016 (2016-10-03) 10:30 PM IST(5 PM UTC]
Deaths  3(1 soldier, 2 attackers)

On the midnight of the second and third of October 2016, militants attacked a camp of the Indian Army's 46 Rashtriya Rifles in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

The attack was said to have begun at 10:30 PM local time, with at least one officer of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) killed and a number injured. Two militants were also reportedly killed. The attack came within weeks after militants attacked an Indian Army installation in Baramulla district’s Uri area.

According to India Today, the attackers were Handeef alias Hilal, 23, and Ali, 22, Pakistani nationals belonging to Masood Azhar's Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant organization .

On October 6, the Indian army exchanged fire with militants Kupwara district, and 3 militants were killed.


2016 Baramulla attack Wikipedia

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