JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center

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The terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed has taken responsibility of the Fidayeen attack, which was carried to avenge the killing of their commander Noor Trali.

After barging in, the two militants secured positions in the CRPF camp located on the Srinagar-Jammu highway until they were killed.

Initially, Rising Kashmir had reported that "three militants" were killed.

A police official told Rising Kashmir that four CRPF men have been killed while two militants who had stormed Group Training Centre in Latpora were also killed in the encounter.


The CRPF, in a statement, on Sunday said that there are possibilities of similar attacks on other camps too, CRPF IG Ravideep Sahi said that there were intelligence inputs about the possible attacks on "security installations".

Two more CRPF personnel were killed and two others were injured in the gunbattle that ensued. According to the CRPF, the main building of the camp comprises of three blocks - with Block 1 allotted to accommodate the families of the officials and the Block 3 having a hospital and a control room.

One of deceased was identified as constable Saif-ud-din Ganai of Nowgam in Srinagar. A gun-battle between the terrorists and security forces was underway when last reports came in. "Such attacks will continue till the last Indian soldier leaves Kashmir", JeM stated.

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