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Attack on CRPF camp in J-K foiled

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SRINAGAR, June 5 - Four heavily armed terrorists today tried to storm a CRPF camp in a pre-dawn �suicide� attack in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, but were killed in retaliatory fire by security forces. The terrorists attempted to enter the camp of the CRPF�s 45th battalion at Sumbal in Bandipora at around 4.10 am by opening fire at the sentry post, a police official said.�

The terrorist fire was retaliated by the guards while reinforcement from Jammu and Kashmir Police was rushed to the scene of gunbattle, he said.

�Four terrorists were killed in the retaliatory firing and the suicide attack was foiled,� the official said.�

He said four AK rifles,�one underbarrel grenade launcher (UBGL) and substantial quantity of ammunition were recovered from the slain militants.

In Delhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the terrorists had intended a prolonged siege since they were carrying dry ration that could have lasted them several days.

Giving the details of the incident, he said the terrorists, who were prepared to carry out a �fidayeen� (suicide) attack, were carrying automatic rifles, grenades and incendiary material such as petrol, and had intended a prolonged siege to cause extensive damage, he said in a statement.

The Home Minister said the terrorists attempted to enter the camp by cutting the wire fencing and started firing at the sentry post. � PTI

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Attack on CRPF camp in J-K foiled

SRINAGAR, June 5 - Four heavily armed terrorists today tried to storm a CRPF camp in a pre-dawn �suicide� attack in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, but were killed in retaliatory fire by security forces. The terrorists attempted to enter the camp of the CRPF�s 45th battalion at Sumbal in Bandipora at around 4.10 am by opening fire at the sentry post, a police official said.�

The terrorist fire was retaliated by the guards while reinforcement from Jammu and Kashmir Police was rushed to the scene of gunbattle, he said.

�Four terrorists were killed in the retaliatory firing and the suicide attack was foiled,� the official said.�

He said four AK rifles,�one underbarrel grenade launcher (UBGL) and substantial quantity of ammunition were recovered from the slain militants.

In Delhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the terrorists had intended a prolonged siege since they were carrying dry ration that could have lasted them several days.

Giving the details of the incident, he said the terrorists, who were prepared to carry out a �fidayeen� (suicide) attack, were carrying automatic rifles, grenades and incendiary material such as petrol, and had intended a prolonged siege to cause extensive damage, he said in a statement.

The Home Minister said the terrorists attempted to enter the camp by cutting the wire fencing and started firing at the sentry post. � PTI