August 2003 News

LeT Shadow Outfit Claims Its Behind Srinagar Attack

29 August 2003
The Indian Express

Srinagar: Al-Nasireen, believed to be a shadow outfit of Lashker-e-Taiba, on Thursday claimed responsibility for the abortive attempt on BSNL building and the subsequent shootout at the greenway hotel in Srinagar, which left five persons dead. A caller identifying himself as the spokesman of the outfit claimed responsibility for the attack and identified the two militants involved as Mohammed Ashraf Mir and Abdul Majid Lone. The spokesman replied in negative when asked whether there was any communication with the duo since Wednesday night.

 

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