CISF soldier killed in militant attack in Budgam

CISF soldier killed in militant attack in Budgam
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SRINAGAR: A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer has been killed in a militant attack in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Saturday.
“In the intervening night, a standoff fire by militants took place at the grid Station Wagoora in Budgam district in which one ASI of CISF sustained serious bullet injuries,” a police spokesperson said.
He said the attack was, however, successfully repulsed by the alert sentry at the spot.
“The injured ASI Rajendra Prasad was evacuated to the hospital for medical attention but succumbed at the hospital,” the spokesperson said, adding the area has been sanitised by the government forces.