CRPF personnel, minor boy killed in militant attack in Anantnag
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Jammu, June 27 -- A CRPF jawan and a minor boy were killed when militants attacked a security forces team in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.
The militants fired upon a road opening party of the CRPF 90 battalion near Padshahi Bagh bridge in the Bijbehara area of Anantnag district around 12 noon, a police official said.
He said a CRPF personnel and a five-year-old boy were injured in the attack.
The injured were taken to a hospital in Bijbehara where both of them succumbed, the official said.
The CRPF personnel has been identified as constable Shamal Kumar, while the boy has been identified as Nihan Yawar, a resident of Yaripora area of the neighbouring Kulgam district, he said.
He said the security forc...
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