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Kaman Post is a strategic military outpost located on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri, a town in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated on a high-altitude ridge that overlooks the Jhelum River and is one of the important posts along the LoC.
In J&K Indian Army promote the Kaman Post along LoC as a tourist destination. Kaman Post is also called the Bridge of Peace.
Kaman Aman Setu which is act as a divider for both the country India and Pakistan. Beautiful quotes have been written on both sides that define their thought and culture; Pakistan displays ”Pakistan Se Ristakya La Ilahaillallah” and India as “Mazhab Nahi Sikhata Aapas Mein Bair Rakhna.”
The Kaman Post has been a site of frequent cross-border firing and infiltration attempts by militants from across the border. The Indian Army has been maintaining a strong presence in the region to thwart any such attempts and ensure the region’s security. The post is manned by soldiers who brave extreme weather conditions and operate in a challenging terrain to maintain the integrity of the border.
Attack By Jaish-e-Mohammed
In September 2016, the Kaman Post came under a terrorist attack carried out by militants from the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed. The attack resulted in the death of 19 Indian soldiers and was one of the deadliest attacks on the Indian Army in recent years.
The Indian Army responded with surgical strikes across the LoC, targeting terrorist launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. The Kaman Post, therefore, holds significant strategic importance in maintaining the security and stability of the region.
The area around the post, including the Kaman Bridge, may also be restricted for civilian access due to security concerns. It is important to follow any guidelines or restrictions imposed by local authorities when traveling in the region.
If you’re interested in visiting the region, there are other tourist attractions in Uri that you can explore, such as the historic town of Baramulla, the scenic Lolab Valley, and the Kishanganga Wildlife Sanctuary.
However, it’s advisable to check the region’s latest travel advisories and security situation before planning a trip.