National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 03 October 2017
Today at 0410 Hrs, 3 terrorists stormed in 182 Bn BSF HQ located at Humhama, Srinagar by firing from Grenade Launchers and automatic weapons. 3 BSF jawans got injured in first volley of bullets and grenades. Alert Sentries of BSF killed one terrorist immediately. 2 militants managed and took shelter in nearby buildings and started firing. Meanwhile, the CRPF QAT teams led by Ravideep Singh Sahi, IG reached to the location and contacted BSF for any assistance. Due to large camp, it was decided that CRPF, J&K Police and BSF would jointly conduct the operation to neutralise the terrorists. The teams led by CRPF cordoned the buildings and started extreme high risk operation of room intervention.
“The teams of CRPF and Police neutralised second terrorist who was hiding in the Mess”. The joint operations was led by BSF assisted by CRPF and JKP with great coordination helped in neutralising the remaining 2 militants. The alert BSF sentry eliminated the first militant even before entering the camp.
Third terrorist was hiding in a double storey building. After several warnings, when terrorist did not surrendered, the troops fired Rockets for making passage for room intervention.. L Ibomcha, Assistant Cammandant of 29 Bn CRPF entered the building along with his troops and neutralised the 3rd militant. 3 AK-47, 1 UBGL recovered. L Ibomcha has proved his mettle in terrorist attack at DPS Pantha Chowk on 23rd June this year, where his swift action did not let terrorist fled from the scene. The CRPF has neutralised 6 highly trained and motivated terrorists of Jaish -e- Mohammad within span of 40 days. It is worth to mention that CRPF neutralised 3 JeM terrorists at DPL Pulwama on 26th August, 2017
In the attack, ASI Braj Kishore Yadav made the supreme sacrifice. The martyred soldier belonging to Bhagalpur in Bihar was enrolled in 1987 in BSF and is survived by wife, 22 years old son and 23 years old daughter