Jammu and Kashmir: A timeline of militant attacks in 2018

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Srinagar, Feb 10: Suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants attacked the Sunjwan army camp in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday morning, in which two army personnel lost their lives. 

According to news agency IANS, ” There were intelligence inputs that terrorists were planning to carry out an attack around the 5th death anniversary of Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru, who was hanged on February 9, 2013 in Tihar Jail.

However, this is not the first militant attack which has taken place this year. These attacks have resulted in a scores of casualties of terrorists, security personnel and civilians.

Here’s a timeline of terror attacks which took place in 2018 in the valley : 

December 31, 2017-January 1, 2018: Five CRPF personnel were martyred and three others were injured in a 24-hour long gunfight between the Border Security Forces (BSF) and suspected JeM militants in South Kashmir’s Lethapora. Three militants were also neutralised during the encounter.

January 19: Eight policemen were wounded after suspected militants hurled a grenade at Pulwama police station that exploded inside Tehsil office.

January 22: A policeman was injured after terrorists lobbed a grenade near Baramulla Police station.

Later, on the same day, a civilian was wounded in a grenade attack by terrorists who attempted to target the security forces in Pampore.

January 26: Militants again hurled a grenade at a police station in Pulwama. No casualty or injury was caused.

February 1: Terrorists targetted a post manned by a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF at Banura area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. No casualty was reported.

February 3: Terrorists hurled a grenade at a CRPF party in Batagund village in Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district leaving two troopers and several civilians injured.

February 7: In an audacious attack, militants helped a Pakistani LeT terrorist escape by firing at the police party escorting him to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital on Tuesday, leaving two policemen dead.

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