Trooper, minor boy killed as militants attack CRPF party in Bijbhera

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Srinagar, June 26: A CRPF trooper and a minor boy were killed after militants attacked paramilitary forces in Bijbhera area in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday afternoon.

Four year old boy killed during the attack

Reports said that militants attacked 90 battalion CRPF near Padshae Bagh this afternoon. One CRPF personnel identified as Shymal Kumar and a minor boy Nihaan Bhat son of Mohammad Yaseen Bhat of Machoo Kulgam suffered critical injuries and were removed to hospital but succumbed to their injuries.

Block Medical Officer Bijbhera said that two persons including a CRPF personnel and the boy were brought dead to the health facility.

Meanwhile, entire area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers, officials said. (GNS)

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