CRPF jawan killed in gunfight in Srinagar

crpf (1)A CRPF constable was killed in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and terrorists in Karanagar area of Srinagar on February 12 who had come to attack a CRPF base camp. Their mission to attack the camp was foiled after a jawan raised the alarm by open fire at them after two terrorists were spotted.

Confirming the news, CRPF’s PRO Rajesh Yadav said that constable Mujahid Khan of 49 Bn succumbed to his injuries in the gunfight that took place in the wee hours after the two terrorists were spotted by a personal.

“At around 4:30 am, a constable of 23 battalion stationed at Karanagar spotted two terrorists who were approaching a CRPF base camp with bags and AK47 rifles but were successfully thwarted from carrying out an attack.”

“After challenging the suspects, they flee into a nearby building behind National School to hide,” said Yadav.

Security forces are currently undergoing a gunfire with the militants in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar area.

Earlier, two days ago, terrorists had stormed into the Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu, killing five security personnel and one civilian.