J&K – Three CRPF jawans killed, 2 injured in militant attack in Sopore, LeT module claims responsibility
Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and two suffered injuries in a militant attack in the Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday. An outfit linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has claimed responsibility for the attack.
A newly formed terror group — The Resistance Front (TRF) — also known as JK Fighters, under the patronage of banned terror outfit LeT has claimed responsibility for the Sopore attack.
According to reports, the suspected militants opened fire at a joint party of CRPF and police at the Noorbagh near Ahad Bab’s crossing.
The injured were rushed to the nearby SDH Hospital were two CRPF men were declared dead on arrival, while, reports of another jawan succumbing to his injuries came moments later.
In a statement, CRPF confirmed that three of its personnel attained martyrdom and two personnel were injured.
“Area had been cordoned off and search is on,” the CRPF said.
The martyred CRPF jawans have been identified as: Head Constable Rajeev Sharma, Constable Kharadey and Contable Satpal. Meanwhile, Head Constable MC Ghosh and Constable Javaid have been injured in the attack.
Sopore Superintendent of Police (SP) told India Today TV that two CRPF jawans were killed and a driver was injured in the militant attack.
“In the incident, three paramilitary troopers sustained injuries,” officials had said.
SP said that militants attacked a CRPF vehicle on duty at Sopore town. Soon after the incident, security forces launched a search operation in the area to nab the attackers.
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