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Jammu and Kashmir: 19 CRPF personnel injured after vehicle meets with accident; one in critical condition

Srinagar: 19 CRPF personnel were injured early this morning when their vehicle met with an accident, police said.

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Representational image. Firstpost/Sameer Yasir

A CRPF vehicle turned turtle after its driver lost control near the Bemina headquarter of the paramilitary force, a police official said.

He said 21 personnel were on board the vehicle which was part of a three-vehicle convoy.

19 CRPF personnel have received injuries. The injured were taken to JVC Hospital nearby where from seven of them were shifted to the Army's Base Hospital. One of the CRPF personnel is critical as he has received injury in the spinal cord and is being shifted to New Delhi for specialised treatment, the official said.

He said the incident took place around 5 am.

Further details are awaited, the official said.


Updated Date: May 27, 2018 13:46 PM

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