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

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.


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