“The incident occurred in Tangdhar in the Kupvar region (near the line of control between India and Pakistan). A group of three or four militants attacked a military base on Wednesday morning. The militants opened fire and began to bombard the base with grenades, as a result of which the fuel and lubricants depot caught fire, ”the publication says.
Army units "began an anti-terrorist operation, there is a shootout between militants and the military," the newspaper said. No casualties are reported.
There is no official border in Kashmir between India and Pakistan, instead of it - the so-called line of control. India periodically accuses Pakistan and its special services of supporting local Muslim separatists fighting for the independence of the region. In Islamabad, these accusations are denied.