Srinagar Terror Attack not a ‘security lapse’, says J&K DGP S P Vaid

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid on Tuesday denied any security lapse in the terror attack on a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near Srinagar airport.

The BSF Camp near Srinagar airport was attacked by three terrorists earlier in the day.

While speaking to media here, Vaid said, “Srinagar terror attack was not a security lapse. As long as terrorists are present, there is always a possibility of an attack. As long as our neighbour Pakistan remains hostile these things will continue”.

Earlier in the day, the terrorists were gunned down by the security forces during an encounter at a camp manned by the 182nd Battalion of the BSF located near the Airport and Air Force Station Gogoland.

Inspector General (IG) of Police, Kashmir, Munir Khan confirmed that three gunned down terrorists during an encounter belonged to terror outfit- Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

One BSF personnel also succumbed to his injuries post encounter. Some security personnel were also injured. (ANI)