Asianet NewsableAsianet Newsable

CRPF jawan from Tamil Nadu among Handwara martyrs who died fighting terrorists

 At least three CRPF personnel and one civilian were killed while seven others were injured in a terrorist attack in Wangam in Jammu & Kashmir’s Handwara on Monday.

 

May 5, 2020, 5:33 PM IST

Tirunelveli: In another tragic incident in Jammu and Kashmir, three CRPF personnel lost their lives in a terrorist attack in the Kupwara district. One among them hails from Tamil Nadu. He is identified as Constable C Chandrasekar from Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli.

This is the second attack in Handwara in the past 48 hours. On Sunday, May 3, four Indian Army personnel, including a Commanding Officer of 21 Rashtriya Rifles unit, a Major, two soldiers and one Jammu and Kashmir policeman were killed in an encounter.

Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday condoled the death of the 31-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier.