6 killed, 11 injured in army camp attack in India-controlled Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in Saturday's attack on an army station in India-controlled Kashmir rose to six on Sunday, while four militants were also killed during search operations, defence sources confirmed.

Those killed included five army men and one civilian, who was the father of a defence personnel.

A total of 11 persons were injured, including four army men and seven civilians.

Among the injured was a pregnant woman who received gunshot injuries in her lower back and later delivered a baby girl at a military hospital.

The attack took place in the wee hours of Saturday, and rescue operations resumed on Sunday morning. The body of the fourth militant was discovered. Combing operation continued inside the army station to find militants, if any, holed up inside the residential compound of junior commissioned officers.

Indian security forces have blamed the attack on Jaish-e-Mohammed based in Pakistan.

A guerrilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in the region since 1989.

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6 killed, 11 injured in army camp attack in India-controlled Kashmir

Source: Xinhua2018-02-11 15:09:25

NEW DELHI, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in Saturday's attack on an army station in India-controlled Kashmir rose to six on Sunday, while four militants were also killed during search operations, defence sources confirmed.

Those killed included five army men and one civilian, who was the father of a defence personnel.

A total of 11 persons were injured, including four army men and seven civilians.

Among the injured was a pregnant woman who received gunshot injuries in her lower back and later delivered a baby girl at a military hospital.

The attack took place in the wee hours of Saturday, and rescue operations resumed on Sunday morning. The body of the fourth militant was discovered. Combing operation continued inside the army station to find militants, if any, holed up inside the residential compound of junior commissioned officers.

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