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Attack on Nagrota base exposes defence weakness, again

Business Standard Editorial Comment  |  New Delhi 

Exactly two months after India’s so-called “surgical strike” along the Line of Control to “avenge” the attack on a military base in Uri came a savage reminder that all is not well on the western front. In what appear to be coordinated attacks, terrorists targeted an army camp at the XVI Corps headquarters in Nagrota near Jammu and a Border Security Force (BSF) patrol at Chamliyal in the Ramgarh sector of Samba district. The two attacks resulted in the death of seven army men, two of them officers, in Nagrota and the injuring of four others, including a BSF ...

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