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Video | Suicide attack on CRPF camp: Security forces kill all four militants, cache of arms and ammunition recovered

At Least Four Terrorists Were Killed In Sumbal In Bandipora District Of Jammu And Kashmir When They Tried To Attack CRPF Camp. The Sambal CRPF Camp Is Housed By 45 Battalions Of The Central Reserve Police Force.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 05 Jun 2017, 11:13:53 AM
4 AK 47s, over a dozen grenades and a huge cache of ammunition recovered from killed terrorists (Newsnation Image)

New Delhi:

At least four terrorists were killed in Sumbal in  Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir when they tried to attack CRPF camp. 

The heavily armed militants tried to enter the camp of 45 Battalion CRPF at Sumbal in Bandipora at around 4:10 AM by opening fire at the sentry post, a police official said.

He said the firing was retaliated by the guards even as police reinforcement was rushed to the scene of gun battle.

“Four militants were killed in the retaliatory firing and the suicide attack was foiled,” the official said.

He said four AK rifles, one UBGL (Underbarrel Grenade Launcher) and some ammunition were recovered from the slain militants.

Confirming the incident, J&K DGP Shesh Paul Vaid tweeted, “45 Bn @crpfindia/@JmuKmrPolice killed 4 terrorists at Sumbal #Bandipore who were attempting suicidal attack on CRPF camp. JaiHind.”

Terrorists tried storming camp around 3:30 am to execute a fidayeen attack.Thwarted,4 terrorists gunned down, Yogesh Kumar, Sub Inspector CRPF said. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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First Published : 05 Jun 2017, 06:36:00 AM