Militant organization, Lashkar-e-Taiba, has claimed responsibility for the attack in Srinagar that claimed the life of a CRPF sub-inspector and injured one soldier. The militants took shelter in the Delhi Public School close to the Pantha Chowk where the firing took place.
LeT spokesman Dr. Abdullah Ghaznavi claimed that the LeT militants had killed three CRPF soldiers while claiming responsibility for the attack. The CRPF later killed two militants who were hiding in the nearby Delhi Public School.
The 29 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 7 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a joint cordon and search operation in the incident area. Restrictions under Section 144 have been imposed from Jammu and Kashmir’s Ram Munshi Bagh to Sempora.