Kashmir: CRPF man was killed and seven others injured in Sri Nagar



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.

Soldiers rush to the spot were suspected militants attacked a CRPF convoy 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.


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