North Kashmir: CRPF Trooper, Civilian Killed In Sopore Attack

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Srinagar- A CRPF trooper and a civilian were killed while two other forces personnel received injuries in a militant attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir on Wednesday morning, officials said here.

The militants opened firing on a naka party of state forces in Model town of Sopore , resulting in injuries to three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a civilian, the officials said.

They said the injured were shifted to hospital while the area was cordoned off to track down the assailants.

One CRPF personnel and the civilian were declared dead at the hospital, the officials said.

They identified the slain CRPF personnel as Dipchand Verma.

Further details are awaited, they added.  (with PTI inputs)

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