Militants attacked an Indian military camp in Kashmir on Sunday night, killing one soldier, according to police.
The officer in the Indian paramilitary border security force was killed, the other wounded, according to senior superintendent of police. "The soldiers threw grenades and fired from automatic weapons, two paratroopers were injured, one of whom later died due to injuries," said Ahmad. Shooting is currently stopped.
The attack occurred in the town of Baramulla, 54 km North of Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir. The Ministry of defence of India has also released a brief statement that "terrorists" opened fire on the camp. He had no details.
Tensions between Pakistan and India over Kashmir, one of the longest in the world the current conflict escalated last month after 19 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base of the 18th of September.
The two countries also exchanged gunfire Saturday morning, each of them accused each other of provocation. Kashmir is a disputed territory between India and Pakistan over the past 70 years. According to analysts, the recent tensions are the worst in the last 10 years.
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