Anantnag terrorist attack: 3 CRPF jawans martyred, police officer critical; Al Umar Mujahideen claims responsibility

SRINAGAR: Three CRPF jawans were martyred and two others were injured on Wednesday when terrorists carried out an attack on a busy road in Anantnag district of South Kashmir. An inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police has also sustain crticial injuries.

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

One terrorist was 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.

Pro-Pakistan terrorist group Al Umar Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attack on CRPF and police party. The terrorist group has sent a press release to a local news agency.


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