J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack
- Author: Lawrence Cooper Jan 01, 2018,
Jan 01, 2018, 0:25
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec 31 (ANI): Two heavily armed terrorists stormed into Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) training camp.
Tantray, the 47-year-old JeM divisional terrorist was a four feet two inches tall militant, who also walked with a limp and had become a major headache for the security forces in the valley.
She paid rich tributes to the jawans including an officer, killed in the post-midnight attack on the training centre at Lethpora in south Kashmir.
Earlier, confirming the storming of the militants into the centre, Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid said "Yes, the challenge in Kashmir has always been there. They did not get right place and right time" to carry out the attack. CRPF's spokesman Rajesh Yadhav told Mirror that terrorists opened indiscriminate firing and injured three personnel who were rushed to hospital where one of them succumbed.
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The officer called for what's been described as urgent backup around 1:30 a.m. when his attempts to subdue the man failed. That's where they found an AR-15, a shotgun and a handgun, as well as "many rounds of ammunition", the paper reported.
According to emerging reports, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen hand suspected behind the attack.
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