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:
J&K-Terrorists attack bus carrying CRPF personnel in Pampore.5 jawans martyred,2 terrorists killed(visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/HwWp0AwMnj
— ANI (@ANI_news) June 25, 2016
(Further details awaited.)