Baramulla Army Camp – Firing starts again in Baramulla Army Camp.
Reports suggest that the operation has been completed. However, the sensitization process is still going on. A Brief up can be expected soon.
Heavy Gun Firing has been reported from the area. It has been learnt from the sources that huge amount of gun firing is heard. However, Indian forces are retaliating with equal force. Grenades were launched at first before the gun battle started. It is 90 minutes so far that the gun battle is on. BSF and Army Camp separately attacked. Reports say that 2 BSF soldiers injured have succumbed to the injuries. Few Terrorists have jumped to the rivers to fled away. One BSF Soldier Martyred.
Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tweeted and confirmed the same.
Colleagues in Baramulla town are phoning with reports of massive gunfire in their vicinity. Prayers for all in the area.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 2, 2016
The incident took place around 10.30 PM local time some 50 KM away from Srinagar. The Old town of Baramulla has the Army Camp. The NDTV reported that J&K Police told that the attack was carried out on the 46 Rashtriya Rifles. Sudden attack was the target of the terrorists. However, they have been immediately encountered by the security forces. BSF Head has already briefed Home Minister and the Army General about the same. No causality has been reported so far from security personnel.
Till the last update 2 security personnel have been injured as the gun battle is still going on in Baramulla Army Camp. The attack took place after the Indian forces carried out a surgical strike in POK after the deadly Uri Attack when 19 soldiers were martyred. The Terrorists still could not enter the camp as per the reports.
The area has been cordoned off. Reports coming in that there are 2-4 Fidayan of LeT. Additional reinforcement has been rushed to the area. It has been reported that the terrorists got divided in two groups as they attacked. However, as per the latest reports (subject to confirmation) two of the terrorists have been neutralized. Cricket Stadium was used to attack the Army Camp.
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