IGP Kashmir range says look for Fidayeen group transported to Srinagar

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VOV Correspondent

Srinagar: Kashmir Range police Chief Muneer Ahmad Khan on Tuesday afternoon in a press conference said that they were looking for six to seven more Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) fidayeen in Srinagar as they were having prior and puts that they have been brought by their over ground network Chief Noora Trali to Srinagar for attacks. It is in place to mention that Afzal Guru Squad of Jaish has claimed the responsibility for attacking 182 battalion of BSF near Airport in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Three militants were killed while one ASI of BSF identified as BK Yadav was killed and four others including one J&K Police jawan were injured in this attack. Giving details how the militants could manage to breach four-tier security near the highly sensitive Srinagar Airport area; a senior police officer told media that the militants managed the entry through a broken boundary wall of the camp from the rear side. IGP Kashmir Range Muneer Ahmad Khan further told in the press conference that police has identified the over ground network of the terror group responsible for Tuesday’s Fidayeen attack on BSF camp.

The camp of BSF is very near to Srinagar Airport which is also used as technical airport by army and security forces.  The airport was shut for few hours in the morning and the flights resumed after CRPF and police sanitized the area and gave a green signal for the flights. Police said that the militants were carrying massive arsenal of guns and grenades and they fired indiscriminately while entering into the camp in the wee hours of Tuesday.

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