CRPF personnel, civilian killed as terrorists attack patrol party in J&K’s Sopore


A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a civilian were killed after terrorists fired upon a CRPF patrol party on Wednesday morning in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore.

According to initial reports, terrorists opened attacked a naka party of security forces in Sopore as they were exiting their vehicle, resulting in injuries to three CRPF jawans and a civilian, the officials said.

Jammu and Kashmir IG Dilbag Singh, “Terrorists attacked a naka party at Model Town in Sopore. Injuries to some Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and a civilian reported. Area cordoned off and search operation started.

Later, the CRPF said in a statement that one personnel and a civilian injured in the attack in Sopore had succumbed to his injuries.

Two other CRPF personnel were also injured in the terror attack. As per police sources, the CRPF jawans suffered critical injuries and were shifted to a hospital.

The area has, meanwhile, been cordoned off to track down the assailants.