CRPF man on vacation shot dead at home in Pulwama

CRPF man on vacation shot dead at home in Pulwama
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Suhail A Shah

Anantnag: A paramilitary CRPF personal was shot at and killed by militants-inside his house-late Sunday evening, here in Pulwama district of South Kashmir. The slain was on a vacation.
The killed CRPF man has been identified as Naseer Ahmad Rather, a resident of Naira village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. He was posted with the 182 Bn. of the force in his home district.
According to police officials the incident took place at about 9:15 PM Sunday evening in Naira village.
“Unknown number of militants barged into his house and fired in an indiscriminate manner at him,” a senior police official said.
He said that Rather was immediately rushed to the hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
A doctor posted at Pulwama district hospital told Kashmir Reader that Rather had multiple fire arm injuries.
“He was brought dead to the hospital,” the doctor said.
Body of the slain has been handed over to the family.
Following the incident government forces reached Naira village and searches were carried out to nab the militants. The militants however had fled the scene by then.