2015-11-26 India-Pakistan||Four Dead as Attackers Storm Indian Army Camp in Kashmir
[AnNahar] The Indian army killed three suspected rebels and another person was rubbed out during a six-hour shootout Wednesday on a military camp in Indian Kashmire near the border with Pakistain, a military front man said.
| I don't recall shooting along the border to cover infiltration recently -- perhaps we were distracted by bigger events elsewhere.|
Heavily-armed fighters stormed the army base in Tangdhar, 140 kilometers (87 miles) northwest of the main city of Srinagar, setting off grenades and firing automatic weapons.
"Three bad boyz were potted in the exchange of stand-off fire that began in the morning hours. One soldier was maimed in the firefight," defense front man in Srinagar N.N. Joshi told AFP.
A civilian who worked on the base was also killed in the firing, Joshi said, adding that the attack finished some six hours after the Death Eaters infiltrated the base.
Kashmire has been divided between India and Pakistain since the end of British colonial rule in 1947.
Both claim the Himalayan territory in its entirety and have fought three wars over its control.
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