Three CRPF personnel killed, three injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore after terrorists open fire at checkpost
The terrorists fired at a checkpost that was jointly being manned by troops of CRPF's 179th battalion and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, officials said.
Srinagar: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and as many injured in a terrorist attack in north Kashmir's Sopore town on Saturday, officials said.
The terrorists fired at a checkpost that was jointly being manned by troops of CRPF's 179th battalion and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, they said.
This is the third attack against the paramilitary force in the Kashmir Valley within a week. A CRPF trooper was injured on Friday after terrorists fired at a similar check post in Pulwama.
Three militants, including a Pakistani national who was a Lashkar-e-Taiba commander, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday morning.
These exchanges took place at Punjab’s Attari, along the Rajasthan front and in Jammu, and with the BGB along the border with Bangladesh
An official statement said that a blinking red light was observed by the troops at a height of 200 metres but the object went back across the border after personnel fired at it