New Delhi: As per the IG, CRPF, the two militants killed in the Pampore ambush appear to be Pakistanis and definitely from Lashkar and in all likelihood fidayeen.

At least eight CRPF personnel were killed and more than twenty injured in an encounter in Pampore town of Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday.

The incident took place when the militants attacked a bus carrying CRPF personnel on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway. The CRPF jawans were returning from firing range practice when the terrorists attacked them. The jawans retaliated strongly killing 2 terrorists, said CRPF commandant R Yadav.

The injured jawans have been admitted to a hospital.

As per sources, this ambush was a planned one and not an impromptu attack. Security personnel recovered arms and ammunition including 2 AK 47 Rifles, 11 hand grenades from the 2 terrorists killed in the attack.

The following bravehearts were martyred:

HC/DRIVER JAGTAR SINGH
Ropar, Punjab
 
CT/COOK RAJESH KUMAR
Allahabad, UP
 
HC/GD VIR SINGH
Firozabad, UP
 
SI/MT G JAYCHANDRAN
Trivandrum, Kerala
 
CT/GD K K YADAV
Unnao, UP
 
SI/T SANJAY KR SINGH
Jaunpur, UP
 
CT/GD SANTOSH SAW
Aurangabad, Bihar
 
CT/GD SATISH CHAND
Meerut, UP
 
The DG CRPF briefed HM Rajnath Singh on the Pampore terrorist attack incident. The DG is expected to visit Pampore tomorrow.

 

(Further details awaited.)

First Published | 25 June 2016 6:15 PM
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