National

CRPF personnel injured in militant attack in J&K’s Anantnag

Security forces cordon off an area where militants opened fire at road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF near the Padshahi Bagh in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, Friday, June 26, 2020.

Security forces cordon off an area where militants opened fire at road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF near the Padshahi Bagh in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, Friday, June 26, 2020.   | Photo Credit: NISSAR AHMAD

A CRPF personnel was injured when militants opened fire at a security forces party in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

According to a police official, militants fired at a road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF around 12:10 pm near the Padshahi Bagh bridge in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir district.

Click here to read our full coverage on Pulwama attack - 2019

Subsequently, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was injured in the attack, he said.

The injured personnel has been shifted to District Hospital Anantnag, the official said, adding that further details are awaited.

Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Aug 8, 2020 3:15:17 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/crpf-personnel-injured-in-militant-attack-in-jks-anantnag/article31922269.ece

Next Story