Jammu and Kashmir: Five CRPF jawans injured as terrorists open fire on security forces in Pampore
Five CRPF jawans injured after terrorists fired upon road opening party (ROP) of CRPF at Pampore bypass. They have been evacuated to District Hospital.
Srinagar: Unidentified terrorists on Monday (October 5) attacked and opened fire on 110 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who along with Jammu and Kashmir Police were carrying out road opening duty at Kandijhal Bridge in Pampore in Pulwama district.
According to reports, all the five injured jawans were immediately evacuated and rushed to the district hospital.
“Troops of 110 Bn CRPF along with JKP carrying out ROP During which unknown terrorists (1250 hrs) fired upon the troops. In this incident total of 05 CRPF personnel sustained injuries and evacuated to district hospital,” the CRPF said in a statement.
Additional security forces personnel were deployed in the area following the attack and a search was launched to nab the terrorists.
This is a developing story and more details are awaited.