Heavily armed militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the Army in North Kashmir’s Uri town in the wee hours on Sunday, killing 17 jawans and injuring 19 other personnel in the terror strike in which four ultras were neutralised.
Explosions and gunfire erupted as the militants attacked the camp, which is located barely few metres away from the Army’s Brigade Headquarters in Uri town, 102 kms from Srinagar, around 4 am, official sources said.
The jawans of the Dogra Regiment were sleeping in a tent which caught fire due to the explosion. The fire also engulfed the nearby barracks, the sources said.
17 jawans were killed in the terror attack, the Northern Command of the Army said…. Read More…