CRPF Trooper Dies In South Kashmir Shootout

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Srinagar – A paramilitary CRPF trooper was killed in a militant attack in Bijbehara area of South Kashmiri’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

Reports said that the suspected militants fired upon the CRPF party at Goriwan, Bijbehara. In this incident, one CRPF man namely Shiv Lal Neetam received critical injuries, reported news agency GNS.

“The injured was rushed to SDH Bijbehara for treatment. However, doctors there referred him to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment,” they said.

Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag, Dr Abdul Majeed Mehrab said that the trooper was declared brought dead at the health facility. He said that the trooper had received critical bullet wounds in his chest.

A senior Police officer also confirmed the death of the CRPF man in the attack.

Meanwhile, government forces launched searches in the area to nab the attackers.

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