OUTSIDE THE ASSEMBLY GATE:  OF THE On 1 October 2001 the militants belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed carried out an attack on the Jammu and Kashmir State Legislative Assembly complex in Srinagar using a car bomb and three fidayeen suicide bombers. 38 people and three fidayeen were killed in this attack.
The attack took place at about 2 PM one hour after close of business. One suicide attacker drove a jeep loaded with explosives to the main entrance and exploded it. The other militants entered the building and seized control. All militants were killed in the ensuing gunbattle which lasted several hours. No Lawmaker was killed since they were meeting in temporary facilities as the legislature building had recently been damaged in a fire. Many senior leaders had already left the building. The speaker was escorted to safety by the security forces. (image by javeedshah)
OUTSIDE THE ASSEMBLY GATE: OF THE On 1 October 2001 the militants belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed carried out an attack on the Jammu and Kashmir State Legislative Assembly complex in Srinagar using a car bomb and three fidayeen suicide bombers. 38 people and three fidayeen were killed in this attack. The attack took place at about 2 PM one hour after close of business. One suicide attacker drove a jeep loaded with explosives to the main entrance and exploded it. The other militants entered the building and seized control. All militants were killed in the ensuing gunbattle which lasted several hours. No Lawmaker was killed since they were meeting in temporary facilities as the legislature building had recently been damaged in a fire. Many senior leaders had already left the building. The speaker was escorted to safety by the security forces. (taken 10/01/02)
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