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J-K: Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar; 6 jawans, 1 civilian injured

Militants On Monday Attacked A Vehicle Carrying Security Forces In Panthachowk Area Of Srinagar During Which Six CRPF Personnel And A Civilian Were Injured, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 03 Apr 2017, 04:52:09 PM
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Militants on Monday attacked a vehicle carrying security forces in Panthachowk area of Srinagar during which six CRPF personnel and a civilian were injured, police said.  

Militants fired at the civilian passenger vehicle carrying CRPF jawans of 97 Battalion at Sempora in Panthachowk area this afternoon, a police official said.

He said six CRPF jawans and a civilian driver of the vehicle were injured in the attack.

The CRPF jawans were on their way to Srinagar for election duty for Lok Sabha bypolls scheduled to be held on April 9. 

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First Published : 03 Apr 2017, 04:40:00 PM