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LeT claims responsibility for Karan Nagar CRPF camp terror attack

THE ASIAN AGE. | YUSUF JAMEEL
Published : Feb 12, 2018, 4:26 pm IST
Updated : Feb 12, 2018, 5:07 pm IST

A CRPF personnel has lost his life in the ongoing encounter at the 23 Battalion CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar.

 Two armed-terrorists were spotted in the wee hours of Monday at the 23 Battalion CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar. (Photo: AFP)
  Two armed-terrorists were spotted in the wee hours of Monday at the 23 Battalion CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar. (Photo: AFP)

Jammu: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has claimed the responsibility for the terror attack at Karan Nagar CRPF camp on Monday.

However, its chief in Jammu and Kashmir Mehmood Shah has, in a statement issued to media, also paid "tributes" to militants killed in the Army' retaliatory action in Jammu.

A CRPF personnel was 'martyred' in the ongoing encounter at the 23 Battalion CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar, where two armed-terrorists were spotted in the wee hours of Monday.

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The attack comes two days after terrorists, on Saturday, barged into the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu, killing five security personnel and one civilian. Six Army personnel and six civilians are injured.

Four terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) have been gunned down.

Also read: Srinagar: 1 jawan dead in gunbattle after CRPF foils militant strike

Combing operations are underway at the Sunjwan Army Camp.

Meanwhile, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman left for Jammu to assess the security situation in the state.

Tags: lashkar-e-taiba, sunjwan army camp attack, karan nagar crpf camp
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu