CRPF officer and civilian killed in Jammu&Kashmir militant attack, 3 years old rescued

The Jammu and Kashmir Police rescued three-year-old boy from getting shoot by bullets during the encounter between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir in Sopore on Wednesday. A photo was posted on the Twitter handle of Kashmir Police showed a boy was being carried away by the policeman on the North Kashmir town.

One personnel of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a civilian were killed in this encounter. While the other two security force people received injuries in the gun shoot battle. Three other soldiers have been injured.

“We had lost one CRPF personnel and one civilian in a terrorist attack at Sopore. Three CRPF personnel also got injured in the attack,” the Kashmir Police said on Twitter.

The encounter had started after terrorists had attacked a CRPF’s road opening party when they were arranging a check post along with personnel of Jammu and Kashmir police on the Sopore bypass high way in Model Town of the Sopore.

This area had been sealed, closed and search operation have been launched in this area. Officials of the Indian Army and police have also reached the spot.

This is the second attack on the CRPF in Sopore in the last three months. On April 18, terrorists fired at the CRPF party, killing the three personnel on that day.

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