CRPF trooper shot dead by militants in Bijbehara

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SRINAGAR — A paramilitary CRPF trooper was killed in a militant attack in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

Reports reaching here said that the suspected militants fired upon a CRPF party. In this incident, one CRPF man namely Shiv Lal received critical injuries. The injured was rushed to SDH Bijbehara for treatment. However, doctors there referred him to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

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Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag, Dr Abdul Majeed Mehrab said that the trooper was declared brought dead at the health facility. He said that the trooper had received critical bullet wounds in his chest.

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A senior police officer also confirmed the death of the CRPF man in the attack.

Meanwhile, government forces launched searches in the area to nab the attackers.

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