At least 18 Jawans killed in suicide attack on CRPF Convoy in J&K

Credit: Hindustan Times
Published on February 14, 2019 - Duration: 00:49s

At least 18 Jawans killed in suicide attack on CRPF Convoy in J&K

At least eighteen CRPF jawans have been killed and many others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.

The blast, triggered by militants, targeted two vehicles carrying the CRPF jawans.

Militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the blast and said it was a fidayeen attack carried out by a local youth.

The vehicle belonged to 54 battalion of the CRPF.

Jammu and Kashmir police are investigating the terror attack.


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