Srinagar attack: CRPF sub inspector killed, another jawan injured in attack by militants

The deceased has been identified as sub-inspector Sahib Shukla and the injured as constable-driver Nissar Ahmed.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 24, 2017 8:51 pm
Srinagar attack, jammu and kashmir, CRPF Visuals from the site of attack in Srinagar on Saturday. Express photo

A CRPF sub-inspector was killed and another jawan injured in an attack on their vehicle by militants in Srinagar’s Pantha chowk area on Saturday, reported news agency PTI. The attack took place when the CRPF personnel, who were part of road opening deployment, were sitting in their vehicle at around 5:50 pm.

The deceased has been identified as sub-inspector Sahib Shukla and the injured as constable-driver Nissar Ahmed. Another constable of Jammu and Kashmir police shot himself in the leg by accident during the attack. The security personnel retaliated to the attack. However, there were no reports of any injuries or casualties on the militants’ side.

Earlier on June 16, militants attacked a police party in Hyderpora area of Srinagar injuring two policemen. On Friday, Dy SP Md Ayub Pandit was lynched by a mob outside Jamia Mosque in Nowhetta.

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    Hari Haran
    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:04 am
    Until CENTRE could control the situation , it should be said Centre is promoting terrorism in J K. After Modi's arrival there was a peaceful situation in Kashmir and were having a harmony with Pakistan Indian scholars. WHO HAS THE MIND TO THREATEN THE PEACEFUL SITUATION ???? We observe a American-European pull and push in Modi made situations vulgar here.
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      Sammy Gill
      Jun 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
      Wow ! First a mob killed Dy SP , right infront of Jamia Masjid and now this ...and #bjp #mehboobamufti wants to tell whole world that situation is under control ? Is this a indian territory or Afghan land we are talking about ? Modi busy in business and what #rajnathsingh is doing BTW ?
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        Citizen
        Jun 24, 2017 at 9:31 pm
        It is time for the rulers to take urgent action to prevent any more of such incidents to uniformed guys. Let the people of the state know such acts would not be tolerated at any cost and shoot at site orders are in force from------- give wide publicity and implement them if possible give body cameras to all uniformed people. Also repeal article 370 immediately and allow people to invest work and settle there if need be put that on ballot paper to amend re write the cons ution to suit the present day needs including financial aid to all Indians in education,health linked to two kids norm. Then only we can become "One nation with one law and one tax code" with diversity. Jaihind
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          nitin shukhla
          Jun 24, 2017 at 9:48 pm
          ediotic citizen yours is utopian dream why dont u wear uniform and go in kashmir instead giving laughable sermons
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            Citizen
            Jun 25, 2017 at 5:57 am
            You are language clearly shows neither you have brain to give any suggestion nor any capcity to understand the sacrifices of the unformed guys nad their families suffering probably you are not a human and an Indian. Jaihind
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          nitin shukhla
          Jun 24, 2017 at 9:25 pm
          KUDOS TO KASHMIRIS well done one more bRAWmin baaas killed finish them they are cancer to india
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            Bona
            Jun 24, 2017 at 9:15 pm
            Multiple organized approach is required to foil all such planned bids which are planned for creating probable noise in all level including in international platform
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