SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Militants killed three Indian policemen in the Kashmir valley after storming into a police camp on Saturday in their biggest strike on a government compound in the disputed region in nearly a year.
One of the militants, who entered the camp in Pulwama town of southern Kashmir, was also killed in the ensuing gunfight, said a senior Indian army officer who declined to be named.
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The army and police are jointly trying to dislodge the militants and have evacuated families from the camp’s residential block, Lieutenant General J S Sandhu of the Indian army told Reuters.
The attack on the police complex is the biggest on a state security facility since Sept. 18 last year, when armed militants broke into an army camp near the de facto border, called the Line...
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