Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad claims responsibility for killing CISF sub-inspector in Nowgam

Srinagar: 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.

In a statement issued to news agency GNS, spokesperson of the militant outfit Mohammad Hassan said that 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.

The spokesperson also added that Jaish would carry out more 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.”

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