Abu Hamza-led terrorists could be behind attack on IAF convoy

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Abu Hamza-led terrorists

Jammu: A joint team of Army, paramilitary forces and J&k Police were present in Poonch forest area on Sunday after a terrorist attack took place on two Army Air Force vehicles, killing Corporal Vicky Pahade and injuring four others. became. From his colleagues

The IAF has mourned the death of 33-year-old Corporal Pahade of Nonya Kalbar village in Chindwara, Madhya Pradesh. He was scheduled to return home on May 7 to celebrate his son’s birthday. After the visit, he rejoined the unit on April 28. His family attended his sister’s wedding.

A terrorist group led by Abu Hamzah, a foreigner affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (Lashkar-e-Taiba), is believed to be behind the attack. Hamzah is also accused of being the main perpetrator of the assassination of Mohammad Razzaq on April 22 in Rajouri.

Police have offered a reward of Rs 1,000 for information about him. It is believed to be active in Poonch and Rajouri forests.

According to police, senior army and police officials visited the site of the attack to supervise the search. This official said: Relief workers have been sent to the Jala Vali Gali region. Special air forces were deployed to carry out ongoing operations, while the army set up bunkers and helicopters conducted aerial surveillance to identify terrorists and prevent their escape. Corporal Pahade had just returned from a technical job at a radar station in Poonch district when his truck was ambushed on the way to Sanai Top in Surankot district and he succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.

“Four injured airmen were airlifted to the Northern Military Hospital in Udhampur where doctors reported that one was critical and three others were in a stable condition,” he said. Officials said the terrorists used AK rifles, US-made M4 carbines and steel bullets to inflict maximum damage.

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