J&K: One CRPF jawan killed, two others injured; militants holed up inside school in Srinagar

Two CRPF jawans have been injured in the incident.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 24, 2017 10:29 pm
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One jawan was killed, and two others injured when suspected militants attacked a CRPF vehicle in Srinagar’s Pantha Chowk area on Saturday, reported news agency ANI.  The attack took place at around 5:50 pm when the CRPF personnel, who were a part of road opening deployment, were sitting inside their vehicle.

Here are the Live updates: 

10.20 pm: Telecom companies in Kashmir directed to reduce data services (3G/4G) to 2G speed (not more than 128 Kbps) in Kashmir with immediate effect – ANI

9:45 pm: Two militants holed up at Delhi Public School building in Srinagar’s Pantha Chowk, reports ANI

7:00 pm: There are no reports of any casualties or injuris on the militants’ side.

6:50 pm: The deceased has been identified as sub inspector Sahib Shukla and the injured as constable-driver Nissar Ahmed – PTI

6:34 pm: Firing was on our vehicle. One SI lost his life & 2 of our personnel are injured. We have cordoned the area: IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi.

 

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