Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwana

01 January, 2018, 00:25 | Author: Laura Christensen
  • Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwana

The terrorists first lobbed grenades and then began indiscriminate firing and entered the training centre in Awantipora.

According to emerging reports, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen hand suspected behind the attack. "They were challenged by camp sentries", said a CRPF official.

"There is quite possibility of similar type of attack on other camp also" CRPF said. The condition of the two wounded soldiers - who were rushed to a hospital - was later reported to be stable.

The IG further said, the exchange of fire was going on till afternoon on Sunday.

Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwana
Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwana

The sources said main building consist of three blocks, four floor each, block one is used for officer's family accommodation, second block is for main office and block three has been targeted by militants.

With the daybreak, more troops were called in to neutralise the terrorists.

"Fidayeen managed to enter Lethpora camp at 2.10 AM". The terror mastermind - who was out on parole since 2015 - was one of the key operative of the terror outfit and was the brain behind several attacks in the valley, including the suicide attack at Srinagar airport earlier this year.

After barging in, the two militants secured positions in the CRPF camp located on the Srinagar-Jammu highway until they were killed.


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