Security has been tightened after the terrorist attack in J&Okay’s Anantnag (AFP file photo)
SRINAGAR: In a fearless big daylight hours strike, two terrorists, believed to be from Jaish-e-Muhammed community, struck in a busy avenue in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Wednesday wherein fiveCRPFpersonnel had been martyred and three others sustained accidents, officials stated.
The incident took set in the afternoon when motorcycle-borne terrorists fired at a CRPF patrol party at Khanabal-Pahalgham stretch, famously identified as KP Motorway, killing one personnel on the location and wounding few others, they stated.
A joint group of CRPF’s 116th battalion and suppose police had been deployed for a wooden accountability in the plight when the attack took set.
The patrolling party of the CRPF fought the terrorists and lost its five personnel whereas the injured had been evacuated to 92 Irascible health center, they stated.
At once additional forces, led by plight home officer of Saddar police plight in Anantnag Arshad Ahmed, reached the encounter situation but had to face indiscriminate firing from the terrorists who moreover hurled grenades at them.
Within the guaranteeing gunfight, one terrorist became killed whereas one more is believed to have escaped, the officials stated.
SHO Ahmed became moreover injured in the attack and has been shifted to Srinagar for cure, they stated.
The attack comes lower than three weeks sooner than the commencement of the annual Amaranth yatra to the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
Jammu and Kashmir Police had shared an intelligence enter just a few that that you just can possibly imagine fear strike on security forces around the conventional bus stand which is found on KP avenue.
Even supposing Al-Umar Mujahideen, a defunct fear community, has claimed responsibility for the strike, officials, on the opposite hand, stated that it became a handiwork of Jaish-e-Muhammed.
Pilgrims travelling to the cave shrine must hobble via the stretch of the avenue the set Wednesday’s attack took set. The yatra is scheduled to launch on July 1 and culminate on August 15.
A criticalfear attacktook set on Amarnath pilgrims in July 2017 when eight of them had been killed by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who opened indiscriminate firing on their bus at Khanabal.
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