This is the second attack on a BSF camp along LoC in north Kashmir in the past 11 days. On August 9, three BSF personnel was killed in a similar attack.
A police official said the BSF personnel were sitting outside their camp when militants attacked them at Naichean. After attacking the camp, the militants escaped. The BSF camp is located close to the ammunition depot and is ahead of Tanghdar town. Officials said it is possible that militants who targeted the BSF personnel sneaked into the Valley through the LoC recently.A Defence spokesperson confirmed the attack on the BSF personnel in Tanghdar. “The Army has launched a search operation in the area,’’ he said.
After the earlier attack in Machil sector, a top BSF official had said that Border Action Teams of Pakistani army could be responsible for the attack.