In Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, 4 soldiers were killed in the fidayeen attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) training centre in Lethpora area of South Kashmir. Three terrorists got slained in response by the security forces. Seven jawans were reportedely injured in the encounter with 4 fatal casualty and three non-fatal injuries. CRPF Public Relations Officer, Bhavesh Kumar said that the three jawans were martyred during fire fight and one of the jawans died due to the heart failure. He said that till now three terrorists have been killed, although some terrorists are still hidden. The CRPF 185 battalion is deployed in this training camp.
Jammu DGP SP Vaidya said that the condition of the two CRPF soldiers is stable. DGP also said that soon all the terrorists will be killed. It is being told that at around 2:10 AM on Sunday night the terrorists threw hand grenades at the training centre and after that started firing on the security forces. The CRPF said, “There is full apprehension that such attacks may occur in other camps too.” It is being said that the terrorists went into a building and started firing from there.
According to reports, the terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed took responsibility for the attack. The terrorist organization says that they have done this to seek revenge for the assassination of commander Noor Trali.
Moreover, Noor Mohammed Terthe aka Noor Trali was the divisional commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed, who was killed on December 26 during an encounter in Sambora area of Pulwama. Trali was arrested in Delhi in 2003 and the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) had sentenced her to life imprisonment in 2011. But during the intervening parole, Noor Mohammad stood up and again re-opened the terrorist organization by joining Jaish- E-Mohammad.