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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 07:29 AM IST

Jammu & Kashmir: CRPF trooper on leave killed by militants

Srinagar: Security personnel carry a bullet proof shield as they move towards the building where militants were sheltering, during an encounter near a CRPF camp at Karra Nagar, in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo (PTI2_12_2018_000132B) |

Srinagar: Security personnel carry a bullet proof shield as they move towards the building where militants were sheltering, during an encounter near a CRPF camp at Karra Nagar, in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo (PTI2_12_2018_000132B) |

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Srinagar: A CRPF trooper on leave was killed when militants attacked him at his home in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. Militants entered the house of Naseer Ahmad Rather in Naira village of Pulwama and fired at him.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was taken to hospital in a critical condition, where he succumbed to his injuries. “The CRPF trooper posted with the 182 Battalion had come home on leave,” police said.

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Published on: Monday, July 30, 2018, 01:05 PM IST
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