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Timeline: Deadliest attacks on security forces in India

UriTerrorAttack Updated: Sep 18, 2016 16:59 IST
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In one of the deadliest attacks on the Indian Army, heavily armed militants attacked a strategically important military base in north Kashmir’s Uri on Sunday morning and killed 17 soldiers.(AP File Photo)

In one of the deadliest attacks on the Indian Army, heavily armed militants attacked a strategically important military base in north Kashmir’s Uri on Sunday morning and killed 17 soldiers.

Read | Kashmir’s Uri attacked: Why the key Indian Army base is on militants’ radar

We’ve compiled here a timeline of some of the biggest militant attacks on security forces going back over a decade:

May 22, 2016

Casualty: Six soldiers of 29 Assam Rifles

Location: Chandel district in Manipur

January 2, 2016

Casualty: Seven security personnel and four attackers killed

Location: Pathankot Air Force Station

June 4, 2015

Casualty: 17 armymen killed and at least 16 injured

Location: Army convoy ambushed in Manipur’s Chandel district

December 5, 2014

Casualty: Eight army and three police personnel; eight militants; and two civilians

Location: Separate attacks in Uri, Ahmadnagar, Shopian and Pulwama

June 24, 2013

Casualty: 10 armymen

Location: Hyderpora, outskirts of Srinagar

July 19, 2008

Casualty: 10 armymen

Location: IED blast at Narbal Crossing, outskirts of Srinagar

June 24, 2005

Casualty: Nine soldiers killed, and 21 others injuried

Location: Rashtriya Rifles convoy targeted along the Dal Lake, Srinagar

May 23, 2004

Casualty: At least 30 people, including 19 BSF personnel, killed

Location: IED explosion at Lower Munda, near Qazigund, on the Srinagar-Jammu highway

June 28, 2003

Casualty: 12 soldiers killed

Location: Suicide attack on army installation at the Dogra Regiment camp in Sunjwan, on the outskirts of Jammu city

May 14, 2002

Casualty: 34 people, including 22 army men, killed

Location: Militants stormed an army camp and attacked families of soldiers at Kaluchak, about 10 km from Jammu

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