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Five killed in suicide attack in Kashmir’s Kupwara

Five including three soldiers and two militants were killed while another five soldiers were injured in Thursday’s fidayeen (suicide) attack on an army camp in Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“Fidayeen terrorists attacked the Panzgam army camp in north Kashmir close to the Line of Control (LoC) around 4.30 a.m.,” Defence Ministry Spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS.

“The three soldiers killed, included a captain and a non-commissioned officer (NGO),” the spokesman added.

The five injured in the attack in Jammu and Kashmir have been airlifted to Srinagar for treatment, defence sources said.

Searches were going on inside the camp to ascertain whether or not the militants managed to sneak into the camp.

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