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Attack on Army camps amounts to war crime: Defence experts on Baramulla attack

Updated: Oct 03, 2016 10:51 IST      
Attack on Army camps amounts to war crime: Defence experts on Baramulla attack

New Delhi [India], Oct. 3 (ANI): Condemning the terrorist attack on the Rashtriya Rifles and the Border Security Force (BSF) camp which took place late last night, defence experts have asserted that the attack on an army camp is a war crime and that the matter should be taken to the international forum to reveal the true face to Pakistan.

"Pakistani terrorists are attacking on army post first in Uri and now in Baramulla, which is a war crime and the matter should be taken on the international court as it will highlight the role of Islamabad of spreading terrorist activities in the Kashmir valley," said defence expert S.R. Sinho.

Sinho further said that it is quite difficult for anyone to reach the army post through Jhelum River without any help of local people, and called for an investigation keeping this point in mind.

While echoing a similar view, defence expert, Qamar Agha said that the Indian forces are fully prepared and will not let terrorist fulfill their objectives.

The terrorists 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.

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 Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). (ANI)

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