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CRPF foil attack on base, kill 4 terrorists in J&K

05 Jun 2017 | By Abheet Sethi

Security forces have killed four terrorists in retaliatory fire in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

A police official said the unidentified terrorists were killed while attempting to launch a suicide attack on the 45Bn headquarters CRPF camp in Sumbal.

Police recovered four AK rifles, one Underbarrel Grenade Launcher and some ammunition from the dead terrorists.

In context: CRPF kill 4 terrorists in J&K

05 Jun 2017CRPF foil attack on base, kill 4 terrorists in J&K

What happened?

A police official said the heavily armed terrorists opened fire at a sentry post at the CRPF camp at around 4:10am and tried to enter it. Guards stationed at the camp retaliated while police reinforcements arrived at the scene, eventually killing all four terrorists.