Gurdaspur, July 27: At least one woman was spotted among the infiltrators who raged towards the Dinanagar police station earlier in the day. According to injured police officials and civilians, a woman was present among the firing militants. Also Read - Travel Guidelines For Delhi: Tourists Arriving From These States Need to Furnish a Negative COVID-19 Report
This is reportedly the first case of a woman being used as a ‘fidayeen’ by terror outfits operating from across the border. In several infiltration bids in Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces have encountered the use of women in cross-border terrorism. (ALSO READ: Gurdaspur attack: Terrorists possibly linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammad, says Government sources) Also Read - UFO Spotted in Ludhiana? Residents Claim They Saw a Shiny Unidentified Object in Sky | Watch Viral Video
“The terrorists dressed in army fatigues fired at every five minutes. There was also a woman among them,” said an injured constable of Dinanagar police station. The militants reportedly arrived in a Maruti 800 which they had snatched from a local in Gurdaspur. Also Read - COVID-19 in Punjab: Night Curfew in Hotspots, Curbs on Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings From March 1
According to an NDTV report, the infiltration was carried out in the wee hours of Monday. It has also been indicated that the terrorists were possibly linked to anti-India terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Muhammad. At least 7 people were killed in the terror attacks including three civilians and four police personnel. Two out of the four militants have been eliminated in the counter-insurgency operation underway.