Leading LeT leader eliminated in Kashmir’s Kulgam, 6 cops eliminated in vengeance attack
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By Press Trust OF India|Updated: 16th June 2017
SRINAGAR: In yet another militant attack within 3 weeks, militants today assailed a cops celebration in the borders of Anantnag district of South Kashmir and eliminated 6 police officers, consisting of a Station House Officer of Achabal location.
In a barbaric act, the militants contended the cops with their attack rifles after subduing them. The cops who struck back fearlessly, nevertheless, might not break the trap laid by the terrorists.
The terrorists initially subdued them, then fatally shot them in their faces from close quarters and got away with their weapons.
The event happened this night when Feroz Ahmed, a 2010 batch Sub-Inspector, was on his method to the police headquarters at Achabal after finishing his task in Anantnag.
The militants had actually laid an ambush on Anantnag-Achabal roadway near Kulgad town and fired at the cops celebration. The authorities were not taking a trip in a bullet evidence lorry.
All the 6 cops consisting of Ahmed passed away on the area, senior cops authorities stated. Army has actually been called out to carry out a combing operation in the location.
” It is a regrettable event to have actually lost 6 males consisting of Sub Inspector Feroz, a local of Pulwama. Their contribution to the authorities service will be kept in mind,”
Director General of Police S P Vaid informed PTI here.
32-year-old Ahmed, a homeowner of Dogripura in Awantipora, was a daddy of 2 children aged 6 and 2.
When Ahmed’s partner and aged moms and dads came to get his body, a pall of gloom came down on Anantnag authorities station. He was rather popular in South Kashmir cops department and had actually just recently arranged an Iftar celebration.
The other departed officers consist of constables Sharik Ahmad and Tanveer Ahmad (Budgam district), Sheraz Ahmad (Achabal), Asif Ahmad and Sabzar Ahmed (Anantnag).
Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Taiba has actually declared obligation for the attack, cops stated, including it appears they wished to retaliate of the Arwani encounter where their regional leader Junaid Mattoo is thought to have actually passed away.
Arwani encounter website lies 20 kms from the location where the ambush occurred.
The encounter at Arwani in Bijbehara location broke out today and all the 3 militants are thought to be dead.
No bodies have actually been recuperated up until now.
This is the 2nd significant attack on a cops celebration.
Previously on May 28, militants assaulted an authorities celebration at Phambai location of Kulgam in South Kashmir, eliminating 5 police officers and 2 bank guards.
The event saw instant response from political celebrations consisting of previous Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah who blamed the PDP-BJP federal government led by Mehbooba Mufti for today crisis.
“It appears that South Kashmir is slipping daily from the hands of the state federal government. I hope someone in New Delhi gets up now,” Omar stated.
CPM leader Mohammed Yusuf Tarigami stated the events in South Kashmir were a clear example of lawlessness dominating in the whole location.
State Congress chief G A Mir stated it was a really unfortunate event.
“It reveals that the state federal government has actually totally stopped working in managing the scenario. I question when will the Union Home Ministry get up,” Mir stated.