Srinagar: SSB jawan killed, 8 other personnel injured in terror attack at CRPF camp in Zakura

According to IG SSB Deepak Kumar, three companies of SSB patrol party were returning to camp from duty when at around 7:30 pm terrorists opened fire on one of the vehicle. "Four SSB jawans have been injured in the attack, while they were returning from duty."

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2016 10:35 pm
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A jawan of paramilitary force SSB was killed and 8 others, including a policeman, were injured on Friday night when militants attacked security convoy in Zakura area on the outskirts of Srinagar. Out of the eight personnel injured, 4 of them are critical. The injured, who included a policeman, have been admitted to a hospital for treatment.

According to IG SSB Deepak Kumar, three companies of SSB patrol party were returning to camp from duty when at around 7:30 pm terrorists opened fire on one of the vehicle. “Four SSB jawans have been injured in the attack, while they were returning from duty.”

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“Jawans retaliated but couldn’t fire aggressively given the civilian population. 1 jawan lost his life, while 8 others are injured. Around 40-50 rounds were fired on our convoy,” added Kumar.

Security forces immediately cordoned off the area and launched search operations to track down the militants.

This is the first militant attack in the city since the encounter at Nowhatta on August 15 in which a CRPF commandant was killed and nine other personnel were injured.

With ANI inputs

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    Ashok
    Oct 15, 2016 at 1:11 pm
    It's about time we solved the Kashmir issue peacefully.
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      Yakobi
      Oct 15, 2016 at 12:10 am
      It is very hard for the one, to know and speak the truth in life, while his head stuck in his hindu stinky hind. predicament of a typical hinduo, ignorant by faith.
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      Yakobi
      Oct 15, 2016 at 12:05 am
      West has no other faith, but hind crime of hindrance to truth hinduoism denial of truth by faith, but they liked to be labeled as Christians. old hinduou filthy vine, with a new label.
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        Ajitdada
        Oct 14, 2016 at 4:50 pm
        As soon as our PakLove brigade shows its head and tongues the terrorists get emboldened. If this continues and more jawan dies then our surgical strike will be reduced to a myth. Pak is successsful in dealing with India through surgical thousand bleed policy. India should hit harder and show the world the real outcome.
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          Fire
          Oct 14, 2016 at 4:45 pm
          Check No one has been killed. How it is possible that after surgical strikes, terrorists can kill a army jawan
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            Fire
            Oct 14, 2016 at 4:51 pm
            Feku has no trousers
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              Fire
              Oct 14, 2016 at 4:58 pm
              It is a bluff . No army Jawan has been Killed in Kashmir. After surgical strikes the backbone of militants have been broken.lt;br/gt;Whata surgical strikes,!
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              Fire
              Oct 14, 2016 at 4:52 pm
              Modi had no trousers but longee
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