DG BSF briefs Rajnath on security situation at Baramulla

Rajnath Singh-wefornews

New Delhi, Oct 3, 2016: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the security situation in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir after an Indian Army camp came under attack by fidayeen militants on Sunday night.

Militants targeted the 46 Rashtriya Rifles army camp and adjacent BSF camp started around 10.30 p.m. on Sunday. They fired indiscriminately and also lobbed grenades.

During the firing, two BSF soldiers were wounded who were rushed to the nearby hospital, officials said, adding one of the jawans succumbed to injuries at the operation table.

Read More: 1 BSF jawan killed in Fidayeen attack on army camp in J&K’s Baramulla

Director General of Border Security Force K.K. Sharma, who also held discussions with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on phone, briefed the home minister about the situation, sources said.

Singh expressed regret over one BSF trooper being martyred and instructed officials to announce compensation to the family.

He also told the BSF chief to ensure best medical care for the injured soldier.

Meanwhile, Pakistani rangers violated ceasefire along the border in Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Monday.

Read More: Pak rangers violate ceasefire in Gurdaspur

Wefornews Bureau

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