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Militants attack security forces in Srinagar, 1 CRPF jawan injured

The CRPF jawan sustained bullet injury in his abdomen and is undergoing treatment.

india Updated: Jun 16, 2018 15:27 IST
Press Trust of India
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CRPF personnel keeping vigil near Nagrota in Jammu.(PTI File Photo)

Militants attacked security forces at Lasjan area on the outskirts ofthe city on Saturday, injuring a CRPF jawan.

Dinesh Paswan, a constable in 29 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), sustained bullet injury in his abdomen, an official said, adding that he was admitted to a hospital.

“The injured jawanhas been shifted to 92 Base Hosptial at Badami Bagh where he is currently under treatment,” the official said.

Earlier in the day, an Army jawan, Bikas Gurung, was also killed when Pakistani troopers targeted a patrol party along the line of control in Nowshera sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

First Published: Jun 16, 2018 15:26 IST