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Militants Storm Indian Army Foundation, Killing Troopers and a Civilian

Militants Storm Indian Army Foundation, Killing Troopers and a Civilian
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Police officers securing an area of a army base in the Jammu and Kashmir area on Saturday.

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SRINAGAR, India — A brazen weekend assault by heavily armed militants who stormed an Indian Military foundation in the Jammu area killed at the very least 5 soldiers and a civilian, military officials mentioned on Sunday.

It was a single of the deadliest attacks on the army in latest several years, and Indian officers rapidly blamed a Pakistan-primarily based militant team.

The goal of the attack early Saturday was the sprawling base of the army’s 36th Brigade, which residences much more than three,500 troops, including those of the Jammu and Kashmir Mild Infantry.