The terrorists hurled a grenade at the CRPF camp in Newa village of Pulwama. (Photo Credit: Representational Image)
Terrorists on Monday attacked a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama. The terrorists hurled a grenade at the CRPF camp in Newa village of Pulwama. More details about the casualties were yet to come. Following the attack, the security forces have launched a search operation in the area to nab the terrorists.
The attack has come hours after three Hizbul terrorists were gunned down by security forces in Shopian following an encounter. One of the terrorists was identified as Adil Sheikh. He was also accused of looting weapons from the residence of then PDP MLA Azaj Mir in June 2018.
On February 14, 2019, in one of the biggest terror attack in nearly two decades in Jammu and Kashmir, 42 CRPF personnel were killed in Pulwama on February 14, 2019. On February 8, a week before the attack, the Jammu and Kashmir police had reportedly sent an intelligence input to the CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, Army and the Air Force warning of a possible IED attack.