CRPF man killed, in Jaish Fidayeen attack in Kashmir's Pulwama district

01 January, 2018, 03:40 | Author: Edward Snyder
  • Terrorist attack on CRPF camp in Pulwama

It also criticised the "Operation All Out" started by security forces earlier this year.

Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and two former CM and NC president and working president Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah have condoled the death of CRPF personnel. He said that till now three terrorists have been killed, although some terrorists are still hidden.

He said intermittent firing was still on and one terrorist is believed to be holed up in building block.




The terrorists first lobbed grenades and then began indiscriminate firing and entered the training centre in Awantipora. "They were challenged by camp sentries". In the initial attack, several CRPF personnel were injured, they said, adding that the militants later managed to enter the camp.

Director General of Police S P Vaid said security forces had inputs about an impending militant strike in the Valley for the past three days. The CRPF camp also serves as training centre for troops inducted for counter-militancy operations in Kashmir. The militant and security forces are still fighting.

The IG further said, the exchange of fire was going on till afternoon on Sunday. The CRPF 185 battalion is deployed in this training camp.

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