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Indian Troops Attacked by Kashmir Fighters, 5 Soldiers Killed


SRINAGAR – Five soldiers India died in a fierce firefight with insurgents fighting against Indian rule in the Himalayan Kashmir region on Monday (11/10/2021). Violence in the disputed region has increased in recent weeks.

“Police and soldiers surrounded a forested area in the southern Surankote area following intelligence reports that militants were present there,” said Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand, a spokesman for the Indian army.

“When the troops launched a search operation, the insurgents fired heavy fire which wounded an army officer and four soldiers,” Anand said.

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He added, “They were evacuated to a nearby medical facility but died there.”

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“Additional soldiers and police were dispatched to the area. The fighting is still going on,” he said.

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No Kashmiri militant group immediately issued any statement regarding the exchange of fire.


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