Seventeen Indian Soldiers Killed in Attack on Kashmir Army Base

September 18, 2016 8:25 AM

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Seventeen Indian soldiers were killed Sunday morning in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir in the deadliest militant attack in the restive area in years.

The Indian army said in a statement that a group of “heavily armed terrorists” attacked a base in Uri in the early hours of the morning, and that four of them had been killed. It didn’t provide any more details on the attackers or the number of soldiers injured.

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