Srinagar: A paramilitary CRPF trooper was shot dead by suspected militants this evening in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The reports stated militants barged into the home of local CRPF man identified as Naseer Ahmad Rather at Naira village of Pulwama and opened fire upon him.
He was immediately shifted to district hospital Pulwama in critical condition. The doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Medical Superintendent of district hospital Pulwama Dr Abdul Rashid Parra also confirmed the death of the CRPF man.
Naseer is posted at CRPF 182 bn in Pulwama and was on leave.