2 CRPF personnel among 7 killed in terrorist attack in J&K

One terrorist and 2 CRPF jawans killed in Anantnag encounter. Photo: Twitter

Terrorists on Wednesday (June 12) carried out an attack on a busy road in Anantnag district of South Kashmir killing at least two CRPF personnel and injuring five others including an inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police, officials said here.

They said at least two terrorists attacked a patrol party of the CRPF on the busy KP Road in Anantnag with automatic rifles followed by the hurling of grenades.

Two CRPF personnel died and five others were injured, they said, adding that the firing is still going on. One terrorist and an unidentified person were also killed in the gunfight.

Station House Officer of Anantnag Police Station, Arshad Ahmed, was injured in the attack and has been shifted to Srinagar for treatment, they said.