DG BSF briefs home minister on security situation at Baramulla

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New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla after an Indian Army camp came under attack by fidayeen militants on Sunday night.

The attack on a camp of Rashtriya Rifles and adjacent BSF camp started around 10.30 p.m. on Sunday, and heavy firing continued till midnight.

Director General BSF 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.



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