Srinagar: A CRPF soldier was killed in a militant attack in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.
Reports said, the militants attacked on CRPF in which Shiv Lal was injured. He was rushed to SDH Bijbehara for treatment. However, doctors there referred him to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.
Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag, Dr Abdul Majeed Mehrab told that the trooper was declared brought dead at the health facility. He said that the trooper had received critical bullet wounds in his chest.
A senior Police officer also confirmed the death of the CRPF man in the attack.
Meanwhile, government forces launched searches in the area to the nab the attackers. (GNS)