BBC: Militants attack Indian army base in Kashmir 'killing 17'
Militants have attacked an army base in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing at least 17 soldiers, the army says.
Four of the attackers were killed, an army officer told the BBC. Carrying guns and grenades they stormed a base in Uri, close to the Line of Control with Pakistan in a pre-dawn ambush.
Indian Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh reacted by calling Pakistan a "terrorist state".
It is the deadliest attack on security forces in Kashmir in two decades.
It comes as violent protests against Indian rule in the disputed region continue, with a strict curfew imposed.
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