SRINAGAR: Seven troopers were injured on Monday when their convoy was fired at by guerrillas in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.
A police official told Media Sources here, “A CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) convoy going from Srinagar to Jammu was fired at by militants at Semthan near Bijbehara town in Anantnag district today (Monday).
“Seven CRPF troopers belonging to 53 and 179 battalion of CRPF were injured in this attack. The area has been cordoned off and the injured have been shifted to sub-district hospital Bijbehara for treatment,” the official added.
The official said reports from the site said the guerrillas were wearing army uniforms when they attacked the CRPF convoy.
The attack comes right after Friday’s gun-battle which took place in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district whcih led to the killing of two militants and an Army Jawan. After the news of heavily armed militants broke in, Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Wadder Bala village of Handwara.
Bijbehara militant attack update :
All the 7 injured CRPF personnel were referred to B & J hospital Srinagar from SD Hospital Bijbehara.
The injured are identified as
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