2016 Baramulla attack

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2016 Baramulla attack
2016 Baramulla attack is located in Jammu and Kashmir
2016 Baramulla attack
2016 Baramulla attack (Jammu and Kashmir)
2016 Baramulla attack is located in India
2016 Baramulla attack
2016 Baramulla attack (India)
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
LocationIndian Army camp in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir state
Date2 October 2016 (2016-10-02)-3 October 2016 (2016-10-03)
10:30 PM IST(5 PM UTC)
Target46 Rashtriya Rifles
Attack type
Terrorism
Deaths5(3 soldier, 2 attackers)[1]
Non-fatal injuries
2 soldiers
Suspected perpetrators
Jaish-e-Mohammad[2]
DefendersIndian Army

On the midnight of the second and third of October 2016, militants attacked a camp of the Indian Army's 46 Rashtriya Rifles in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.[3][4][5][6]

The attack was said to have begun at 10:30 PM local time, with at least one officer of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) killed and a number injured. Two militants were also reportedly killed.[1] The attack came within weeks after militants attacked an Indian Army installation in Baramulla district's Uri area.

According to India Today, the attackers were Handeef alias Hilal, 23, and Ali, 22, Pakistani nationals belonging to Masood Azhar's Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant organization .[2]

On 6 October, the Indian army exchanged fire with militants Kupwara district, and 3 militants were killed.[7]

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  1. ^ a b "One jawan killed in attack on Army camp near J&K's Baramulla". The Hindu. 3 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b "2 Baramulla attackers identified: Pakistan nationals from Jaish-e-Mohammad", India Today, 3 October 2016
  3. ^ "Terrorists Attack Army Camp In Kashmir's Baramulla", NDTV, 3 October 2016
  4. ^ "Terrorists target Army camp in J&K's Baramulla". Times of India. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  5. ^ "BSF jawan killed in militant attack on army camp in Baramulla". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Army camp attacked in Baramulla". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  7. ^ "3 killed as Indian army camp comes under attack in held Kashmir".