Srinagar, Sep 28: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday said Terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was responsible for the killing of a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper in Bandipora district.
Deputy Inspector General of Police, North Kashmir, Nitish Kumar, told reporters that around 3-4 LeT militants attacked BSF trooper Muhammad Ramzan Parray, at his home in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area in Bandipora.
“They first attacked the BSF trooper with a knife and later fired indiscriminately killing Parray and injuring his father, two brothers and his aunt.
“Prima facie we know that LeT terrorists Muhammad Bhai and his associates carried out the attack around 9 p.m. yesterday (Wednesday),” he added.
The 31-year-old , Parray had joined the security forces a few years ago. Deployed with the 73rd battalion, he was on leave for the laast 20 days.
Director General of Police S.P. Vaid has also said three to four militants barged into Parray’s house. “When the family resisted, the attackers opened fire, fatally injuring Parray.”