Terrorists on a motorcycle attacked with automatic weapons a CRPF patrol troop on busy KP Road in Anantnag.
Srinagar: Five CRPF officers were slaughtered and four other safety officers were injured on Wednesday. As terrorists attacked a busy highway in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, authorities said. Security forces officers shot dead a terrorist and an assault rifle from the AK series was recovered from terrorist, they said.
The Al-Umar Mujahideen, a terrorist organization based in Pakistan headed by Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar, asserted liability for the attack, according to Kashmiri Kashmiri news agency GNS. Zargar was one of India’s liberated terrorists together with Masood Azhar in exchange for the IC 814 travelers hijacked in 1999.
Earlier, Pakistan breached Monday’s siege fire in Poonch, Jammu, and Kashmir, where a young person was martyred. In shooting, a young man was also wounded. A shooting began by Pakistan, whose retort was also replied by the Indian Army.
The Anantnag Police Station’s station house officer, Arshad Ahmed, was also wounded in the assault and moved for therapy to Srinagar, officials said. A joint squad of CRPF’s 116th battalion bravo officials and government police were deployed at the time of the assault for picket duty in the region.
Pakistan breached the seizure several times. The level came when Pakistan did not even leave Eid’s day, and Pakistan breached the siege fire that day. It was expected that the Kashmir Valley would remain calm on Eid, but that didn’t happen. Stone-baths assaulted military stone patrols in Pulwama, while Pakistan breached the seizure in Poonch.
The attack was criticized by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah. He expressed grief over the loss of life.
The attack is a significant safety problem days before the July 1 start of the Amarnath Yatra.