CRPF Jawan, Civilian Killed After Terrorists Attack Patrol Party In J&K


Srinagar: At least one Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and a civilian were killed, while two other security force personnel were injured after terrorists attacked a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore town of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Terrorists resorted to indiscriminate firing on a CRPF patrol party in Baramulla district’s Sopore town, about 50 km from Srinagar, police said.

The CRPF troops retaliated but the terrorists managed to escape, added the officer.

Speaking upon the firing, Dilbag Singh, DGP Jammu & Kashmir Police said terrorists attacked a naka party at Model town in Sopore.

A man, who was in a car with his children, was also shot during the attack. He died on the spot, a senior police official said. His three-year-old son was also in the car, the DGP said.

One CRPF personnel and the civilian were declared dead at the hospital.

The DGP further stated that the injured were shifted to the hospital while the area was cordoned off to track down the assailants.

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