Suspected militants attack CRPF trooper, snatch his service rifle
Srinagar: Suspected gunmen on Thursday attacked a paramilitary CRPF trooper and decamped with his service rifle in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
A police officer said that two unknown persons boarding a motorbike attacked the CRPF trooper of 46 Battalion with a stone near Sadoora Railway Station in Qazigund. After the attack, the persons managed to snatch his service rifle (INSAS) and fled from the spot.
The trooper has sustained serious head injuries in the incident and has been hospitalized, he said.
“The entire area was cordoned off and searches have been launched to nab the attackers,” the officer said. (GNS)