Sopore Attack: Wreath laying event of three CRPF men held at Humhama

Srinagar

The wreath-laying event of the three paramilitary men who were killed a day before in Sopore militant attack was held in Humhama Budgam on Sunday.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir PK Pole pays tribute to slain CRPF men who were killed in a militant attack at Sopore at RTC Humhama in the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

The event was held at Special Training Camp in Humhama area of Budgam. Besides Divisional Commissioner Kashmir PK Pole, several top police and CRPF officers were present on the occasion.

On April 18, 2020, late evening, three paramilitary troopers were killed and two were injured after militants attacked joint Naka party of police and CRPF at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The CRPF men lost their lives in the attack were identified as 42-year-old Rajeev Sharma from Vaishali in Bihar, CB Bhakare (38) from Maharashtra’s Buldhan and Parmar Stayapal Singh (28) from Sabarkantha in Gujarat.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “ In the incident, 05 CRPF personnel of 179BN sustained gunshot injuries and were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment.”

Police and CRPF officers carry the coffin of slain troopers who were killed in a militant attack at Sopore at RTC Humhama in the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday.KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

“However, 03 injured CRPF personnel among them succumbed to their injuries and succumbed,” said the spokesman.

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