CISF ASI killed in overnight militant attack in Srinagar outskirts

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Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was killed in a militant attack in Wagoora area of Nowgam in central.

A police official said that during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday militants fired at CISF camp at grid Station Wagoora in Nowgam area in which one ASI of CISF sustained serious bullet injuries.

He said the attack was “successfully repulsed” by the alert sentry at the spot.

The injured ASI, identified as Rajendra Prasad, was evacuated to the hospital where he succumbed.