A day after five security forces personnel were martyred while rescuing hostages from two terrorists, terrorists attacked a CRPF patrol party in Handwara earlier today. An hour back, a CRPF patrol party was attacked by terrorists in Qaziabad and the area was cordoned off. One of the terrorists was neutralised some time back as per reports.
3 CRPF personnel have lost their lives, 7 injured in terrorist attack in Handwara(J&K), CRPF officials tell ANI https://t.co/tG0NbdOgTG— ANI (@ANI) May 4, 2020
As reported by news agency ANI, 3 CRPF personnel are martyred while 7 have been injured. Following the attack, a search operation was launched by security forces in Wangam, Kralgund of Handwara in North Kashmir after the attack.
A CISF Patrol Party was also attacked by terrorists in Wagoora Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar city.
Search Ops launched by security forces in Wangam, Kralgund of Handwara in North Kashmir after CRPF party was attacked. CRPF says 92 Bn promptly responded to the fire. Area is being cordoned off and search Ops on by Indian Army, J&K Police and CRPF. More details to follow shortly. pic.twitter.com/9sG8VNBsj6— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) May 4, 2020
Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists attack CISF patrol party in Wagoora Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar city. One CISF personnel injured. The area has been cordoned off— ANI (@ANI) May 4, 2020
More details regarding the attack are awaited.
On 2nd May 2020, at around 3:30 PM, an encounter started between the Forces and terrorists in Chanjumullah area of Handwara in Kupwara, North Kashmir. Towards evening, reports started pouring in that two senior Army personnel including a Colonel-rank officer and a Major were trapped in a house with two Pakistani terrorists. The senior officers soon lost contact with the team.
As per reports, when no radio contact could be established with the team, the unit called Colonel Sharma’s mobile phone. The call was answered by a terrorist who responded with an ‘Assalamalaikum’.
Two terrorists, including top Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Haider were killed by the security forces. The identify of other terrorist is yet to be ascertained.