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.

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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.

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This is the second militant attack in four days on security forces in the Valley.