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Baramulla attack: Two BSF jawans injured in exchange of fire with terrorists

Updated: Oct 03, 2016 00:40 IST

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct. 3 (ANI): Two jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) were injured during heavy exchange of fire with terrorists who attacked near a camp of the 46 Rashtriya Rifles in Baramulla late on Sunday night.

The terrorists, whose numbers are still unknown, tried to enter the camp through a public park near it, but failed to breach the security.

Heavy exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists continued till the time this report was filed.

Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah tweeted: "Colleagues in Baramulla town are phoning with reports of massive gunfire in their vicinity. Prayers for all in the area."

Earlier, Pakistan targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor tehsil late Sunday evening.

Pakistan has stepped up cross-border firing after the India Army conducted surgical strikes on Pakistani terror launch pads on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. (ANI)