Suicide attacks in Jammu and Kashmir,
Two soldiers died and 16 others
inured in an encounter with two suicide squad (Fidayeen)
cadres of the LeT follwing their attack on the Army convoy
as well as STC of the J&K Police at Sheeri in the Baramulla
district. Both the terrorists were also killed in the gun-battle.
LeT spokesman, Abdullah Ghaznavi, claimed that the incident
at Sheeri was his groupís Fidayeen attack. He claimed
that five police personnel and six soldiers of the army
were killed and 15 more injured and confirmed that both
the suicide squad cadres were killed in the operation.
In a Fidayeen attack, SFs killed both
the militants at an encampment on the premises of Bhaba
Atomic Research Centre at Zakoora on the outskirts of capital
Srinagar. Director General of Police, Kuldeep Khoda, informed
that two LeT militants made an unsuccessful attempt to sneak
into a formation of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police
Force at the defunct BARC facility at Zakoora. Both the
militants, who emerged from a deserted orchard, lobbed hand
grenades and opened gunfire on the pillboxes in the rear
of the camp. Even as eight soldiers sustained injuries,
the troops shot dead both the militants and also recovered
two AK-56 rifles and three hand grenades from their possession.
He said that one of the slain militants was identified as
Feroz Ahmed Khan, a resident of Kangan in the Kashmir valley,
and another was believed to be a Pakistani national. A LeT
spokesman, Abdullah Ghaznavi claimed responsibility of the
two-and-a-half-hour-long attacks and reportedly identified
the slain militants as Feroz Khan alias Abu Muslim and a
"guest militant" Abu Ma'az.
Two suicide bombers were killed and three
paramilitary personnel wounded in a suicide attack on a
CRPF camp near the Dal Lake in capital Srinagar. The two
heavily armed suicide militants entered into the makeshift
battalion headquarters of the CRPF on October 11. Police
and CRPF personnel on October 12 killed the two suicide
bombers. The spokesman of the LeT, Abdullah Ghaznavi, in
a satellite telephonic conversation from Pakistan claimed
that a suicide squad from his group had stormed the camp.
Two 'Fidayeen' cadres of the Lashkar-e-Toiba,
holed up in a hotel at Sopore town in the Baramulla district
for the past three days, were killed by SFs. One Central
Reserve Police Force personnel too was killed and six others
wounded in the encounter.
Source: Constructed from media reports