Sopore: CRPF personnel, civilian killed in militant attack, says DGP

Srinagar: A paramilitary trooper and a civilian were killed and three CRPF men were injured on Wednesday after militants attacked a patrol party in Sopore area of Baramulla district.

Reports said that militants attacked a CRPF patrolling party in Model town of Sopore by firing indiscriminately.

As per police, five people including four CRPF personnel and a civilian were injured. Soon after the incident, the injured persons were rushed to the hospital where doctors declared the CRPF personnel and a civilian dead.

“We lost one CRPF personnel and one civilian. The CRPF personnel injured (are being) evacuating to 92 base hospital,” news agency GNS quoted Director General of Police Dilbag Singh as having said.

Reports added that armed forces have cordoned off the area.


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