Five CRPF men including two ASI rank officers were martyred in a terrorist attack. The shocking incident occurred in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir this evening. One terrorist was killed in the retaliatory action by the security forces.
Al Umar Mujahideen outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack took place in the afternoon when motorcycle-borne terrorists fired at a CRPF patrol party at Khanabal-Pahalgham stretch, killing one personnel on the spot. Six other security personnel including one Station House Officer were injured in the incident.
Details of Anantnag martyrs
1. ASI Ramesh Kumar, resident of Jhajjar, Haryana
2. ASI Nirod Sarma, resident of Nalbari, Assam
3. CT Satendra Kumar resident of Muzaffarnagar UP
4. CT Mahesh Kr Kushwaha,resident of Gazipur UP
5. CT Sandeep Yadav, resident of Dewas MP
Details of Injured undergoing treatment in 92 Base Hospital:
1. HC Rajender Ingle
2. CT premchand Kaushik
3. CT Kedarnath Ojha
#WATCH Jammu & Kashmir: Gunshots heard at the site of Anantnag terrorist attack in which 3 CRPF personnel have lost their lives & 2 have been injured, SHO Anantnag also critically injured. 1 terrorist has been neutralized in the operation. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/Uspen8iC4p
— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2019