Attack in Zakura near Srinagar. One jawan of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was killed and eight others soldier injured in a “hit-and-run” attack in Zakura on the frontier of Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar on Friday evening. The terrorist abstain after shooting at a defense of the paramilitary force.
The region has been shut off and extra troops have been sent to the location. A search operation has been launched. Three of the soldier are injured, including a local policeman, are critical, as statement said.
Zakura, an industrial sector that houses, factories and many offices of small businesses, is near 12 km away from Srinagar’s city centre Lal Chowk.
The firing began at 7:00 PM in the evening were three of companies were returning after their duty. It was a group of six vehicles. Two to three men came out of street and shoot on one of the vehicles and ran away,”
Deepak Kumar, a senior SSB official, said in report. Although it stopped by 7:30 PM, the operation has not been recall.
As per early reports, there were two terrorists who attacked the army camp. Senior army personnel, while cooperate with reporter confirmed that two terrorists attacked the CRPF camp. Sources claim that there could be a third terrorist as well on the location.
The exact numbers have not been announced. The terrorists hit at a time when the CRPF camp was caught off guard. The patrolling team was returning to the Zakura camp after day-long security duty. The terrorists might have got away from the scene. More details are awaited.
After India take away surgical strikes across the Line of Control on September 29, security forces in the Kashmir Valley have encounter large attacks by Pakistani terrorists.
Earlier this week, two members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba or LeT were killed, three days after they attacked a government sort out in Pampore, 15 km from Srinagar.
The Lashkar worker hid in the institute and threw grenades in the long assault.
Attacks on security forces have enhanced since the killing of 22-year-old Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, a terrorist with a large following, in July this year.
In the disruption that chase, more than 90 people have been killed and over 10,000 injured in encounter with security forces.
Schools and businesses have been closed across Kashmir for the last three months amid a curfew ordered by the administration and shutdown called by disable, crippling and separatists, everyday life.
Security forces instantly shut off the area and applied search operations to track down the warrior, which terminate later in the day.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Archana Ramasundram, SSB , Sashastra Seema Bal DG after the attack. She would be visiting Zakura on Saturday.
This is the first warrior attack in the city since the collision at Nowhatta on August 15 in which a CRPF camp was killed and nine other staff member were injured.
Terrorist organisation Al-umar-Mujahideen (AuM) asserted charge for the attack on a paramilitary escort in Zakura. The stuff also warned of similar attacks on Indian security forces in the coming days.
Here is a timeline of the major attacks that have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir since 1999 till date:-
3 November, 1999: Ten army personnel killed in fidayeen attack on 15 rim Headquarters at Srinagars Badami Bagh.
14 May, 2002: 36 persons are killed and 48 others injured in a fidayeen attack on an army camp in Kaluchak, Jammu. Most of the killed were family members.
22 July, 2003: A three-member team raid an army contentment killing 8 security force team, including a Brigadier, and injuring 12 others in Akhnoor.
6 April, 2005: A day before the bus from Srinagar to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan engaged Kashmir is to be inclining off; two suicide gang terrorists attack the Tourist Reception Centre
5 October, 2006: Terrorists attack at Budshah Chowk, which is heart of Srinagar, killing five JKP membors, two CRPF soldiers and one civilian.
31 March, 2013: Attack on CRPF contentment in Srinagar kills five soldiers.
24 June, 2013: 8 soldiers killed in attack on military defence at Hyderpora, in Srinagar.
September 26, 2013: At least thirteen army killed in twice suicide attacks Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 10 people, apart from three militants, were killed during the attacks. The dead include four policemen and two civilians in Kathua District and four Army personnel, including Lieutenant Colonel Bikramjeet Singh in Samba District.
November 27, 2014: 10 persons, including four civilians, three Army soldiers and three militants were killed in day-long encounter at border village of Kathaar in Arnia sector, close to the International Border, of Jammu District.
December 5, 2014: A group of heavily armed militants stormed into an Armys 31 Field Regiment Ordinance Camp located at Mohra in Uri Sector of Baramulla District near the LoC. One Lieutenant Colonel and seven soldiers of the Army, one ASI and two constables of Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed. Six militants were also killed in the operation.
Few days ago Surgical Strikes conducted by Indian Army, across the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir to stop Pakistani terrorists who had “stick themselves at launch pads with the target to implement strikes in Jammu and Kashmir and other places.
The surgical strikes are one of the first crucial military action obtain by India after terrorists attack from Pakistan crossed into an army camp in Uri in Kashmir before this month. Eighteen soldiers were lost their lives and killed in that attack. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mortgaged that any how the attack will not go scot-free and unpunished.
At that time when Information of the surgical strike were declared after that PM Modi called an instant meeting of the cabinet board on security.
Strike were based on particular sense input of terror groups set to intrusion into India and go through terror attacks.
Pakistan army denies that Indian forces carried out “surgical strikes” across the Line of Control.