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Suicide attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, 2017

S.No.

Date

 

Place/District

Outfit
Killed
Injured
C
SF
T
Total
1

April 27

Panjgaon of Chowkibal / Kupwara District

JeM
0
3
2
5
5
2

August 26

Pulwama District

JeM
0
8
3
11
3
3
October 3 BSF camp near / Srinagar International Airport/ Srinagar District JeM
0
1
3
4
3
Total
0
12
8
20
11
*Data till November 19, 2017

 

October 3: JeM militants carried out a pre-dawn fidayeen (suicide) attack on a BSF camp near the high-security Srinagar International Airport in Srinagar District, in which an ASI of BSF was killed and three other SFs personnel were injured. Three militants were also killed in the exchange of fire with SFs. BSF officials said an ASI of the force was killed in the attack on the 182nd Battalion camp. Two BSF jawans (troopers) and a Policeman were also injured in the attack, the officials said. The attack took place at 4.00 am, they said. JeM has claimed responsibility for the attack.

August 26: Eight SF personnel, including four CRPF jawans, were killed when a group of fidayeen (suicide squad) attacked DPL in Pulwama District, triggering an encounter in which the three militants were also killed. Police sources said that some militants on "suicidal mission" entered Police family quarters inside DPL Pulwama at around 4 am. They said that the Police's SOG, CRPF and Army started clearing the quarters by evacuating families of security personnel. "In the process, we suffered some casualties. Unfortunately our four CRPF men and four police personnel were martyred and we have searched two blocks so far and two dead bodies of two terrorist were recovered. They have not been identified yet and they look foreign terrorists," Police sources said. Later, SFs shot dead third militant who was trapped in third residential block. The body of the militant was later recovered from the debris during the searches. JeM has claimed the responsibility of the attack.

April 27: In a fidayeen (suicide) attack by suspected JeM militants, three Indian Army troopers and two militants were killed at Panjgaon of Chowkibal in Kupwara District in the morning. Militants attacked the Army garrison in Kupwara's Panzgam area, around 90 km away from Srinagar. "Two terrorists were killed. Three soldiers, including an officer, were also martyred," said an Army spokesman adding, "The operation is in progress."Five soldiers were also injured in the incident.

Source: Constructed from media reports

 

 

 

 

 
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