CRPF Jawan Hit With Stone, Weapon Snatched

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SRINAGAR — Unknown persons, believed to be militants, attacked a paramilitary CRPF trooper and snatched his service rifle in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

A police officer said that two unknown persons on board  a motorbike attacked the CRPF trooper of 46 bn with a stone near Sadoora Railway Station in Qazigund. After the attack, the persons managed to snatch his service rifle (INSAS) and fled from the spot.

The trooper has sustained serious head injuries in the incident and has been hospitalized, he said.

“The entire area was cordoned off and searches have been launched to nab the attackers,” the officer said.   (GNS)

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