Kashmir encounter kills five CRPF jawans

In the first major terror attack in Kashmir in three years, militants today stormed a CRPF camp adjoining a school in the heart of the city in Bemina area killing five jawans and injuring at least seven others. Two fidayeen (suicide militants), who carried out the attack lobbing several grenades and resorting to heavy firing, were also killed. Paramilitary soldiers carry their injured colleague to a hospital. (Reuters)
In the first major terror attack in Kashmir in three years, militants today stormed a CRPF camp adjoining a school in the heart of the city in Bemina area killing five jawans and injuring at least seven others. Two fidayeen (suicide militants), who carried out the attack lobbing several grenades and resorting to heavy firing, were also killed. Paramilitary soldiers carry their injured colleague to a hospital. (Reuters)
Around 10.45 a.m. militants sneaked into the CRPF camp from the nearby ground and opened fire on the jawans who were inside the camp. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Around 10.45 a.m. militants sneaked into the CRPF camp from the nearby ground and opened fire on the jawans who were inside the camp. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
A senior police officer said that the militants had concealed their weapons in the playing kits and were freely mixing with the youth playing cricket. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
A senior police officer said that the militants had concealed their weapons in the playing kits and were freely mixing with the youth playing cricket. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police carry the dead body of militants outside the CRPF camp. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police carry the dead body of militants outside the CRPF camp. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Dead bodies of militants outside the CRPF camp. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Dead bodies of militants outside the CRPF camp. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
CRPF soldiers take positions outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
CRPF soldiers take positions outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Officials said the CRPF men guarding the camp took militants who were 2025 years old as local youths playing cricket. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Officials said the CRPF men guarding the camp took militants who were 2025 years old as local youths playing cricket. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Soldiers take positions outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Soldiers take positions outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police personnel take position outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police personnel take position outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police men patrol outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police men patrol outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police and CRPF soldiers patrols outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Police and CRPF soldiers patrols outside a school after an attack against paramilitary personnel in Bemina Srinagar. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)

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