J&K: CRPF jawan, civilian killed after terrorists attack patrol party in Sopore

July 01, 2020: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and a civilian were killed on Wednesday after terrorists attacked a patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore.

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July 01, 2020: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and a civilian were killed on Wednesday after terrorists attacked a patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore.

Four people, including three other CRPF troopers have also been injured in the attack. 

According to CRPF, 2 of the injured CRPF jawans are critical.

It may be added that the police rescued a 3-year-old boy from getting hit by bullets during the terrorist attack.

The terrorists had attacked CRPF’s road opening party when they were placing a check post along with personnel of Jammu and Kashmir police on the Sopore by-pass highway in Model Town of Sopore.

Reportedly, Srinagar-based CRPF spokesperson said that the party came under attack in Sopore this morning. “Troops of G/179 CRPF along with JKP while placing NAKA were attacked by terrorists at 0735 hrs which was retaliated promptly,” the spokesperson said.

The area has been sealed and a search operation has been launched. Officials of the Indian Army and police have also reached the spot.

 

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