Jammu and Kashmir CRPF constable shot dead by terrorists at his Pulwama home; hunt on to nab assailants

Srinagar: A CRPF jawan was shot dead by terrorists at his home in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, police said.

Unidentified militants barged inside the house of a local CRPF constable Naseer Ahmad Rather in the Naira area of Pulwama in south Kashmir and fired upon him, a police official said.

He said Rather received critical injuries and was rushed to a hospital but did not survive.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the assailants, the official said adding a case had been registered.

Updated Date: Jul 29, 2018 22:58:24 IST