Jaish claims Nowgam attack


Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the killing of an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday.

The cadres of the Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit carried out a sniper and grenade attack on a CISF check post in Wagoora, Nowgam, killing officer Rajesh Kumar and wounding several others, Mohammad Hassan, a spokesperson of the militant outfit said in a statement issued to news agency GNS.

The spokesperson said militant outfit would carry outĀ  moreĀ  attacks “as revenge for every person martyred in Kulgam by Indian forces recently.”

Jaish also claimed responsibility for three attacks on forces at Gagran and Mantribugh in Shopian district, in which it said several army troopers and policemen were injured in “sniper and grenade attacks.”(GNS)


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