The militant outfit “Ashuhada Brigae” Thursday claimed the responsibility of Kathua-Samba attack in which 12 persons including four policemen and an army officer were killed.
In a statement issued to KNS, the ‘Militant Outfit’ said that its three men–Mohammad Akram, Furkan-ul-Haq and Er Waqaas attacked the Kathua Police station in the morning hours and killed ‘almost all the police personnel stationed there’.
The statement further reads that after the deadly attack on the police station, the three men moved into an army camp at Samba and killed ‘three army officers including one Lft. Colonel.’ According to the statement the militants led by Engineer Waqas kept targeting the forces and killed ‘12 army personnel’ in the camp.
All the three militants were killed in the attack, confirms the statement issued by the outfit. The outfit says that during the operation the three militants were in touch with the Jammu based commander affiliated with the outfit. The outfit claims that all the three militants killed during the operation belonged to Jammu region.