CRPF Trooper Killed In Srinagar Attack

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SRINAGAR – A trooper was killed on Thursday when militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp at Bemina locality of central Srinagar.

Constable Praveen Singh Rajput was hit by a bullet in the chest after unidentified gunmen opened fire on being challenged by the jawan near the 73rd battalion camp here.

Rajput, a resident of Madhya Pradesh, was on sentry duty when he observed suspicious movement outside the camp at around 2:30 AM, a CRPF spokesman said, adding the jawan challenged the persons who fired 5-6 rounds towards the camp prompting retaliation.

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