J&K: CRPF jawan martyred, 2 critical as terrorists attack patrol party

A CRPF jawan was martyred and a civilian was killed after terrorists attacked a CRPF patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on Wednesday. Three other CRPF jawans were injured, of which two are in a critical condition.

Terrorists attacked a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday (July 1). The troops of G/179 CRPF along with Jammu and Kashmir police while placing ‘Naka‘ were attacked by terrorists at 7:35 am which was retaliated promptly.

According to reports, one CRPF personnel died while three got injured after the terrorists opened fire at the CRPF team. It is learnt that two of the injured CRPF personnel are in critical condition. One civilian also died in the attack. The injured have been admitted to a hospital.

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“Terrorists attacked a naka party at Model town in Sopore. Injuries to some Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and a civilian reported. Area cordoned off and search operation started,” said Dilbag Singh, DGP Jammu & Kashmir Police.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to hunt down the Terrorists.

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