“Some unidentified militants hurled a grenade at a CRPF party at Drangbal on the national highway in Pampore which exploded causing splinter injuries to two CRPF personnel and as many civilians,” a police officer said.
Gowhar Ahmad Dar, a 22-year-old engineering student, was killed when the CRPF fired tear gas shells on a group pelting stones on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway at Zanikote.
The paramilitary official was at the market, along with other jawans, when suddenly ultras, dressed as villagers, attacked him.
Maoist numbers, violence down to almost none in former stronghold in Jharkhand picked for special action plan.
The police team is interrogating him to ascertain the details that why he ran away from duty and family.
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Head Constable, who was sleeping inside the building, has been killed in the fire.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi described the incident as unfortunate and announced an inquiry into the incident.
In 2014, nearly 350 personnel were killed in the line of duty across the country.
The police official said that militants also snatched away one rifle from the slain CRPF personnel.
Ahead of PM Modi’s visit to the Maoist strong hold, Home Affairs has asked the CRPF to step up operations in Chhattisgarh.
PDP Youth president Waheed Ur Rehman Parra made the demand after the issue was raised by a delegation from Tral.
The Valley is witnessing a complete shut down.
Home Minister claimed to be have taken an initiative to evacuate three others.
The ministry of home affairs issued a memorandum in this regard, announcing his posting in the CRPF.
Reinforcement was rushed to both the places and the injured personnel were brought to Bijapur district hospital.