J&K: 'Terror Free' Baramulla District Rocked By Terror Attack, Two Dead Including CRPF Jawan
The militants ambushed and attacked CRPF personnel in the Sopore town of the Baramulla district in Kashmir Valley on Wednesday. One soldier and one civilian were killed in the attack while two soldiers were injured.
J&K: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan & a civilian lost their lives, & 3 CRPF personnel injured after terrorists fired upon a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore, today. According to CRPF, 2 of the injured CRPF jawans are critical. (visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/dLHapPsSJa— ANI (@ANI) July 1, 2020
The condition of both the soldiers remains critical. The soldiers belong to the 178th battalion of CRPF and the extremists ambushed and fired at them.
According to state DGP Dilbag Singh, the attack took place in Model Town in Sopore. The entire area has been cordoned off and a search operation is on.
Terrorists attacked a naka party at Model town in Sopore. Injuries to some Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and a civilian reported. Area cordoned off and search operation started: Dilbag Singh, DGP Jammu & Kashmir Police (file pic) https://t.co/uAVm7DG5Bu pic.twitter.com/ZhwoZ5tLUy— ANI (@ANI) July 1, 2020
Sopore is a town in Baramulla district of North Kashmir. Last year, the Jammu and Kashmir Police declared this district to be the first terrorism-free district in the valley, but the bloodshed has returned to the region once again.