Srinagar:IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Saturday said that the Bandipora attack was carried out by a single militant assisted by Over Ground Workers (OGWs). He had also said that the militant is a foreigner affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit.

After an attack on police party by militants at Gulshan Chowk in North Kashmir’s Bandipora in which two cops were killed, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and GOC Kilo Force Major General Sanjiv Singh Salaria on Saturday held a joint meeting of officers in the district.


In the meeting having the presence of Army, CRPF and Police officers, the emphasis was given to work out on producing specific inputs and strengthening anti-militancy operations in the district. Prior to the meeting, GOC Kilo Force Gen. S S Salaria visited the spot of yesterday’s militant attack in Bandipora and inspected the scene.


In the yesterday attack, two cops were left critically injured and later died. Both the deceased cops were identified  as SgCt Mohammad Sultan and constable Fayaz Ahmad.


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