Police today said that the attack on SSB personnel in Banihal area of Ramban district was carried out by militants.
“Last evening two SSB personnel were injured when terrorists fired upon them in Banihal area of district Ramban. One of them, later on, succumbed while another is under treatment,” police said in a statement.
The police said that the militants also snatched two weapons one INSAS and one AR 41.
“During the preliminary investigation it has come to fore that the terrorists have used a pistol as cartridges cases of fired ammunition have been found,” it said.
Police also claimed to recover two mobile phones in a bag near the site of the incident. “During the investigation, it has come out that three youth of a madrassa are also missing”.
Police have lodged an FIR and further investigation is on.
Earlier yesterday police had said that the attack on SSB personnel in Banihal was a case of fratricide