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  India   All India  12 Aug 2017  J&K: Army launches manhunt after terrorists attack 41 RR HQ

J&K: Army launches manhunt after terrorists attack 41 RR HQ

ANI
Published : Aug 12, 2017, 10:06 am IST
Updated : Aug 12, 2017, 10:06 am IST

Besides 41 RR, the camp also houses troopers of other units including 21 Jammu and Kashmir (Jak) Rifles.

The indiscriminate firing continued on the RR headquarter for at least 10 minutes. (Photo: File/PTI)
 The indiscriminate firing continued on the RR headquarter for at least 10 minutes. (Photo: File/PTI)

Kupwara: The Army has launched a massive manhunt with the help of reinforcement of Para commandos, soon after terrorists attacked 41 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) headquarter in the forest area of Kalaroose Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Friday night.

The indiscriminate firing continued on the RR headquarter for at least 10 minutes. The troops retaliated which resulted in a brief clash, official sources said.

 

Besides 41 RR, the camp also houses troopers of other units including 21 Jammu and Kashmir (Jak) Rifles.

One JaK soldier was injured in the attack, who was later shifted to the military hospital Drugmulla for treatment.

The areas that have been cordoned include upper belt of Kalaroose forests and Kunnad, Kani Behak, Manigah, Chat forest areas of Batpora Haihama.

Meanwhile, a woman was killed in the shelling from Pakistan side in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar sector at 5:30 am on Saturday.

Tags: 41 rashtriya rifles, kashmir unrest, para commandos, search operation
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir