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Militants attack CRPF convoy

Srinagar May 29. Militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force convoy on the national highway near Kharpora area in Jammu region. Five CRPF personnel and three civilians were injured.

Police sources told The Hindu that on Tuesday militants fired at a CRPF convoy injuring five jawans and three civilians. The convoy was on its way from Jammu to Srinagar. However, militants managed to escape. A Special Police Officer died in an encounter at Dhar Talan area.

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