Terrorist attack on CRPF in Anantnag, officer, minor killed
Srinagar: A CRPF officer and a minor were killed in a suspected terrorist attack on CRPF in the Bajbhara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.
According to official sources, the militants opened fire on a set belonging to the 90th battalion of CRPF at Padshahi Bagh Bajbhara area of Anantnag on Friday, killing a CRPF officer and a four-year-old child.
The deceased CRPF officer has been identified as Shyamal Kumar while the child has been identified as Yaripura Kulgam, a resident of Nahin.
He said that both the victims were shifted to Sub-District Hospital, Bajbhara. However, despite the best efforts of the doctors, they could not be saved.
Meanwhile, CRPF spokesperson Junaid Khan has confirmed the firing and casualties.