Lashkar behind CRPF attack; two soldiers martyred

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In the latest update, the two terrorists who opened fire at our CRPF personnel have been identified, one out of the two terrorists is from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

In a statement IG Vijay Kumar, Jammu and Kashmir told the media that the two terrorists involved in the attack have been identified and one of them is from Lashkar-e-Taiba and the other one is a local terrorist.

IG added that the LeT terrorist had attacked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel twice earlier also.


Two CRPF personnel who were injured in a terrorist attack in Srinagar on Monday morning succumbed to their injuries, the CRPF said.

The two jawans, along with three others, had been injured as terrorists opened fire upon a road opening party (ROP) of the battalion at Pampore bypass, Srinagar earlier today.
Firing by the terrorists occurred at around 12:50 pm today when CRPF troops along with Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel were carrying out road opening operations.

The injured jawans were evacuated to the district hospital.

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“Troops of 110 Bn CRPF along with JKP carrying out ROP During which unknown terrorists (12:50 hours) fired upon the troops. In this incident total 05 CRPF personnel sustained injuries and evacuated to District Hospital,” CRPF’s statement read.

Further details are awaited.







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