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.
Our companies wr going frm Jammu to Srinagar, were fired upon by terrorists, 6 personnel injured&taken to the hospital: B Chaudhary,PRO,CRPF pic.twitter.com/0DKBEv0FY0— ANI (@ANI_news) April 3, 2017
It's a sensitive time,Separatists have called for boycott of elections. We are on high alert; CRPF is doing its duty: B Chaudhary,PRO,CRPF pic.twitter.com/0ljicUcqIO— ANI (@ANI_news) April 3, 2017