In a militant attack, two CRPF men and a police officer were killed at Kreeri located in Baramulla.
Srinagar: On August 17, two CRPF men and a policeman were killed in a militant attack. The incident occurred in the Kreeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
According to reports, the militants fired automatic weapons towards a joint patrol party of CRPF and police at village Tindim. The injured CRPF men and a policeman were rushed to the nearby hospital, but they succumbed to injuries.
The reports add that the militants managed to escape from the area after carrying out the attack.
Soon after the attack, a contingent of police, CRPF and army men rushed to the area and launched a cordon and search operation to track down the militants. Search operations are still ongoing.
This is the second militant attack in four days on security forces in the Valley.
Last Updated 17, Aug 2020, 12:57 PM