Srinagar, Oct 3 (PTI) At least two terrorists and a BSF
personnel were killed while one BSF jawan was injured when
militants attacked two adjoining camps of Army and the
paramilitary force at Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir.
The heavily-armed terrorists attacked the two camps
belonging to Rashtriya Rifles and Border Security Force late
last night, leading to a fierce gun-battle with the security
Following the firefight, two terrorists were killed by
the forces while one BSF personnel, who was hit by bullets,
succumbed to his injuries later, a Home Ministry spokesperson
said in New Delhi.
The martyred jawan has been indentified as Constable
Nitin while the injured personnel is Constable Pulwinder. Both
belong to the 40th battalion of the BSF, officials said.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor
Ajit Doval discussed the incident and necessary instructions
have been given to the forces.
Singh also spoke to Director General of BSF K K Sharma
and asked him to provide all possible treatment to the injured
This was the first major attack on security forces by
terrorists after the Indian Army launched surgical strikes on
terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir last week.
The attack comes despite intelligence inputs about
possible terrorist attacks on security installations in Jammu
and Kashmir following the operations in PoK on September 29.
The strike comes exactly a fortnight after terrorists
struck at army brigade headquarters at Uri, 102 kms from here,
killing 19 soldiers.