Srinagar/ New Delhi:
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and one civilian died this morning and three CRPF troops were injured after terrorists attacked a patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
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.
Four CRPF troops were injured in the attack. One of them later died due to injuries. A civilian, who was in a car with his children, was also shot during the attack. He died on the spot, a senior police official said.
“Terrorists attacked a naka (patrol) party at Sopore’s Model Town. The are has been cordoned off and search operation has been started,” Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh, Jammu & Kashmir Police, was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.