J&K: CRPF personnel, 5-year-old killed in militant attack in Anantnag’s Bijbehara

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By: Express News Service | Srinagar | Updated: June 26, 2020 1:13:38 pm

CRPF personnel dies, Jammu and kashmir, Militants attack CRPF party, Anantnag militants attack, The area has been cordoned off by the security forces and a manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers. (File)

A CRPF man and a five-year-old boy were killed after militants attacked a CRPF party in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara on Friday. Police sources said that the attack took place near Padshahi Bagh area of Bijbehara in Anantnag district.

A senior police officer confirmed to The Indian Express that one CRPF man and a boy sustained critical injuries in the attack and they succumbed.

The area has been cordoned off by the security forces and a manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers.

A Kashmir based CRPF Spokesperson Junaid Khan told The Indian Express that one CRPF man “got martyred in the attack.” “There was a deployment of CRPF in the area,” he said.

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