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Clad in police uniforms, over a dozen militants stormed the base. However, a quick response from the military Quick Reaction Force (QRF), thirteen militants were killed after a fierce gun battle. Exact number of the militants is not known. A young army captain leading the QRF is also said to have lost his life while fighting the militants head-on.
The militants were wearing explosives-laden jackets and were armed with grenades and AK-47 rifles.
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