Indian Army Base in IOK under attack, 17 soldiers killed           


OCCUPIED SRINAGAR: (APP) Seventeen soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn raid Sunday on an army base in Indian-Ocuupied Kashmir.

The armed men sneaked into the base near the town of Uri before lobbing grenades and opening fire with automatic rifles on the fleeing soldiers, an army officer told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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Tents and other temporary shelters for the hundreds of soldiers stationed at the base, caught fire in the raid, the army and the senior officer said.

No one has claimed responsibility.


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