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Shoot out in Anantnag; five CRPF men, militant killed
6/12/2019 11:18:30 PM
Jehangir Rashid
Early Times Report

SRINAGAR, June 12: At least five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men and a militant were killed after militants carried out a fidayeen attack on patrolling party of forces in K P road area of South Kashmir's Anantnag district.
The attack took place today at around 5:00 pm when the forces party was patrolling in the area.
Official sources said that the militants came out from a vehicle and carried out an attack on patrolling party of 116 battalion of CRPF, resulted into the killing of five CRPF men near a private educational institute in K P road.
The slain CRPF men have been identified as ASI Neeru Sharma, Constable Santender, Constable M K Kushwa, ASI Ramesh Kumar and Constable Mahesh Kumar.
Reports said that a militant whose identity was being ascertained has also been killed during the attack.
Besides, a Station House Officer (SHO) of Saddar Police Station Anantnag, five other forces personnel, a girl (civilian) sustained critical injuries and are undergoing treatment at Srinagar hospital. Notably, Al-Umar Mujahideen, a militant outfit claimed the responsibility of the attack.
Official sources said that the attack took place at 5 pm, when two militants opened indiscriminate firing on the CRPF men who were on a patrol at KP Road, Anantnag.
"Heavy exchange of firing took place as police also responded in an effective manner. In the initial attack, three CRPF men died while as two others, who were hit by bullets were taken to nearby medical facility. They also succumbed to their injuries later," a senior CRPF officer said.
He said that five other CRPF men also sustained injuries are stable. A police officer said that SHO Arshid Ahmed was also hit in his chest.
"It wasn't clear whether he was hit by a bullet or a splinter. He sustained grave chest injury and was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment, where his condition was stated as critical," the officer said.
He said a girl, who passing through the road, at the time of incident also sustained bullet injury and she was referred to Army's 92 base hospital Srinagar.
In the shoot-out, a militant, who was part of a fidayeen squad was also killed while as another one is believed to have escaped from the spot.
Meanwhile, offices said that the area was sealed off to nab the attackers if any besides the one killed in the attack.
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