J&K CRPF camp attack: Late night assault took jawans by surprise | India News
SRINAGAR: Two pakistani terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit stormed in to a CRPF camp of 185th battalion at Lethpora in Awantipora of Pulwama district final evening, killing 4 jawans. Each attackers have been killed in retaliatory motion. The encounter lasted virtually 14 hours.
Two closely armed JeM terrorists attacked the camp at about 2 am, mentioned Inspector Common of CRPF Ravideep Sahi .
The Pakistani ‘fidayeens’ carrying UBGL (underneath barrel grenade launcher) and different computerized weapons entered the camp at the hours of darkness, taking the jawans abruptly. They threw grenades and opened fireplace on the sleeping males, earlier than being challenged.
One in all deceased was recognized as constable Saif-ud-din Ganai of Nowgam in Srinagar.
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The IG additional mentioned, the change of fireside went on until afternoon on Sunday. IG Ravi mentioned, this was deadliest Fidayeen assault by the Pakistani terrorists in latest instances.
Militant outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad claimed accountability for the Fidayeen assault on Lethpora CRPF camp. An announcement issued to native media mentioned the “blood of martyrs is yielding outcomes”.
“Talha Rasheed, Mohammad Bhai, commander Noor Mohammad Tantray and all different martyrs of Kashmir usually are not heirless. Such assaults will proceed until the final Indian soldier leaves Kashmir,” it mentioned.
In the meantime director common of police (DGP) SP Vaid at a press convention right here mentioned, the development of native boys becoming a member of militancy has gone down. Stone pelting circumstances registered in 2016 and 2017 in opposition to not less than 5500 youth have been underneath evaluation after J&Ok authorities introduced amnesty to 4300 youth, the DFGP knowledgeable.
DG Vaid additionally mentioned that 75 youth have been stopped from becoming a member of militant ranks whereas 7 who had left militancy have been reunited with their households.