Sopore: CRPF Jawan martyred, civilian killed after terrorists’ attack patrol party

One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan martyred and a civilian died on Wednesday after terrorists attacked a patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore.

Terrorists attacked a naka party at Model town in Sopore at around 7.30 am, injuring at least four CPRF personnel and a civilian.

All were rushed to a hospital for further treatment but a CRPF jawan and a civilian succumbed to their injuries.

According to the sources, two CRPF jawans are said to be critical while one jawan has suffered minor injuries.

Soon after the attack, joint forces rushed to the area. The area has been cordoned off and the search operation has been launched.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “We #lost one CRPF personnel and one civilian in a #terrorist #attack at #Sopore. Three CRPF personnel also got injured in the attack. Area has been cordoned off and search is on to nab the #terrorists.”

Further details are awaited.