In Highway Militant Attack, 8 CRPF Men Killed

KL NEWS NETWORK

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The dead CRPF men in Pampore.
The dead CRPF men in Pampore.

Eight CRPF personnel and two militants were Saturday killed while over two dozen of CRPF troopers sustained injuries after suspected militants attacked a paramilitary convoy in Frestbal, Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

KL Images: Bilal Bahadur
KL Images: Bilal Bahadur

CRPF Men

CRPF spokesperson, Bhavesh Kumar Choudhary said, “Two militants were killed in the exchange of gunfire at Pampore while eight CRPF personnel were also killed.”

He said that over 20 CRPF personnel were also injured in the attack. “The injured have been shifted to hospital,” he said.

CRPF Men Attacked

An official told KNS that the suspected militants attacked CRPF convoy passing throw Pampore town, adding that the identification of the militants is yet to be ascertained.

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