Unknown terrorists fired upon troops of 73 Bn CRPF. This is the second encounter in Srinagar in the last one week.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Two terrorists were killed, and one Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan lost his life after terrorists attacked a check-post in Parim Pora, Srinagar on February 5.
According to reports, unknown terrorists fired upon troops of 73 Bn CRPF. CRPF retaliated and neutralised two terrorists and apprehended one terrorist in injured condition and recovered arms and ammunition.
Constable Ramesh Ranjan, 30, received a bullet injury on the head and lost his life. Identification of terrorists is being done.
Earlier today, the firing was heard in Lawaypora area of Srinagar.
This is the second encounter in the last one week. On January 31, three Pakistan militants were killed in an encounter at Nagrota, on the outskirts of Jammu after a police team was randomly checking a vehicle near a toll post.
Last month, Jammu and Kashmir Police had arrested five operatives of Jaish-e-Mohammed from Srinagar who were involved in a grenade attack on security forces.
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Last Updated Feb 5, 2020, 2:06 PM IST