Eight security personnel killed in Pulwama as militants attack police complex [Photos]

Eight security personnel, including four CRPF men, were killed when militants carried out a suicide attack on a district police complex in south Kashmir's Pulwama today, triggering a massive gunfight in which the three terrorists were killed.

FP Staff August 26, 2017 22:23:05 IST
Eight security personnel, including four CRPF men, were killed when militants carried out a suicide attack on a district police complex in south Kashmir's Pulwama on Saturday. All three militants were killed in the assault. Hilal Shah
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Eight security personnel, including four CRPF men, were killed when militants carried out a suicide attack on a district police complex in south Kashmir's Pulwama on Saturday. All three militants were killed in the assault. Hilal Shah
Militants entered Pulwama town's district police lines at around 3.40 am and attacked a guard-post with grenades and gunfire, the police said. Hilal Shah
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Militants entered Pulwama town's district police lines at around 3.40 am and attacked a guard-post with grenades and gunfire, the police said. Hilal Shah
Police, CRPF, and army personnel quickly swung into action and cornered the militants. The security forces ensured that family members of the police personnel living within the complex were taken to safety. Hilal Shah
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Police, CRPF, and army personnel quickly swung into action and cornered the militants. The security forces ensured that family members of the police personnel living within the complex were taken to safety. Hilal Shah
By afternoon, the security personnel neutralised one of the three terrorists. Another militant's body was recovered after 5 pm, officials said. The third body would be recovered soon, officials added. Hilal Shah
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By afternoon, the security personnel neutralised one of the three terrorists. Another militant's body was recovered after 5 pm, officials said. The third body would be recovered soon, officials added. Hilal Shah