The Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists behind Monday’s assault on a Central Reserve Police Drive (CRPF) road-opening occasion in Jammu and Kashmir have been recognized, a senior police officer mentioned as we speak. The phobia assault within the Union Territory’s Nowgam space on the Jammu-Srinagar nationwide freeway on Monday had killed two CRPF personnel and injured three.
“Now we have recognized the terrorists behind the assault. They’re from the Lashkar, led by a Pakistani terrorist named Saifullah. We’re on the job and they are going to be neutralised quickly,” Inspector Normal of Police (IGP), Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar mentioned.
He was chatting with reporters after the wreath-laying ceremony of the 2 CRPF jawans, who have been killed within the assault.
“Two terrorists got here on a scooter, most likely from the Pampore aspect, and opened indiscriminate firing from an AK rifle,” the IGP mentioned.
He admitted that the module of the Pakistan-based terror outfit had carried out an assault earlier within the Chadoora space of the Budgam district as effectively, during which an assistant sub-inspector of the CRPF was killed.
“We’re conducting operations and shortly, they are going to be neutralised,” the officer mentioned.
Responding to a query on terrorists utilizing two-wheelers to hold out the assaults, Vijay Kumar mentioned it’s simple for them to maneuver round on motorbikes on roads the place the car motion is heavy.
“We can’t test each car. Automobiles are checked based mostly on data principally. Checking each car will trigger site visitors jams,” he mentioned.
The IGP sought to guarantee folks, saying there is no such thing as a have to panic and “the scenario is below management”.
On using digital telephone numbers by terrorists, he mentioned this know-how is a trigger for concern but it surely has been used for subversive actions for years now.
“Digital numbers have remained difficult for the reason that starting. It’s difficult internationally. We’re looking for technological solutions,” Mr Kumar mentioned.