Sri Nagar: According to media reports from Kashmir a CRPF man was killed and seven others, including two civilians among them a 10-year-old girl, were injured in a militant attack near Panthachowk on the Srinagar outskirts on Monday.
Soon after the incident, police, CRPF and Army cordoned off the area to trace the militants involved in the attack.
The militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle on election duty near Panthachowk on the Srinagar-Jammu highway injuring six personnel. Two civilians were reported injured in the firing.One of the injured CRPF men later succumbed to his injuries, reads a quote in The Tribune.
This is the third attack on the forces in and around poll-bound Srinagar district since Saturday. The Srinagar parliamentary seat will go to polls on April 9 and Anantnag constituency on April 12.
A day earlier, militants ambushed an Army convoy on Srinagar bypass road that left three soldiers injured.
On Sunday evening, a J&K police constable was killed and 10 other security men were injured in a grenade attack at Nowhatta locality in Srinagar’s old city.