3 CRPF troopers killed, 3 injured in Anantnag militant attack
Srinagar: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and three, including two security personnel and a civilian, were injured in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday afternoon.
Police sources said two masked militants in a car attacked a joint party of local police and the CRPF in K.P.Road area of Anantnag.
"Three CRPF jawan was killed in the attack while three others, including two security men and a civilian, were injured. The injured security personnel also included one Station House officer (SHO).
"The militants have been engaged in a sustained encounter at the site of the attack. Firing exchanges are on. Reinforcements have been rushed to the spot," police sources said.
#WATCH Jammu & Kashmir: Gunshots heard at the site of Anantnag terrorist attack in which 3 CRPF personnel have lost their lives & 2 have been injured, SHO Anantnag also critically injured. 1 terrorist has been neutralized in the operation. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/Uspen8iC4p— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2019
(With inputs from agencies)