Srinagar: Militants on Thursday attacked an army camp in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, killing a captain and two soldiers.
Two militants were killed in the retaliatory action, official sources said.
“The militants stormed the camp of a battalion at Panjgaon at Chowkibal early this morning. Two soldiers and an officer were killed in the attack, Defence PRO, Col rajesh Kalia said.
The deceased officer has been identified as Capt Ayush but the names of the two soldiers were not immediately known.
A hunt is on to ascertain if any militant managed to sneak into the camp under the cover of darkness.