Pulwama encounter continues; 4 CRPF jawans, 3 terrorists killed

Jan 01, 2018, 00:26
Pulwama encounter continues; 4 CRPF jawans, 3 terrorists killed

Latest reports state that three terrorists were killed in the operation.

"There is quite possibility of similar type of attack on other camp also" CRPF said. Reportedly the militants hurled grenades and stormed the 185th battalion camp of CRPF in Lethpora in the restive Kashmir Valley around 2 am.

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The attack comes five days after the JEM Commander Noor Mohammad Tantray alias Noor Trali was killed in an encounter at Samboora in Pulwama district.

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

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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. And all the injured were evacuated to Army's 92 base hospital in Badamibagh, Srinagar for treatment.

One of deceased was identified as constable Saif-ud-din Ganai of Nowgam in Srinagar. When reports last came in, the exchange of firing was going on between the two sides.

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The gunbattle between the terrorists and security forces left two jawans injured. A statement issued to local media said the "blood of martyrs is yielding results". "Such attacks will continue till the last Indian soldier leaves Kashmir", it said.

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