Militants attack and kill CRPF man near PCR, Civil Secretariat

Militants attack and kill CRPF man near PCR, Civil Secretariat
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Srinagar: A CRPF soldier was killed and another forces personnel was injured after militants appeared in Srinagar and attacked forces personnel deployed near the Police Control Room, PCR and Civil Secretariat on Tuesday.

The militants fired many shots after appearing on the busy road in Batamaloo area of the summer capital.

Witnesses said that militants targeted CRPF soldiers deployed on the road and fled from the scene.

Police confirmed the militant attack and said, “Terrorists fired at SFs naka near Batmaloo. One Crpf man injured and Shifted to hospital.”

The injured CRPF man later succumbed to his injuries, police said. Police also said that another forces personnel was injured in the militant attack.

Witnesses said the whole area was immediately cordoned off to nab the attackers.

Appearing of militants on a busy Srinagar, road near the PCR and Civil Secretariat has unnerved the security grid, sources said.