AGENCIES, Kashmir: A day after the death of five security personnel, including two army officers in Handwara, in the same area, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol party was attacked again in Qaziabad area on Monday. Three CRPF personnel were martyred in today’s terrorist attack in Handwara and one terrorist has been neutralised near the Qaziabad area, ANI has reported.
3 CRPF personnel have lost their lives, 7 injured in terrorist attack in Handwara(J&K), CRPF officials tell ANI https://t.co/tG0NbdOgTG
— ANI (@ANI) May 4, 2020
According to NDTV report, sources said the terrorists targetted a CRPF patrol and launched heavy fire on them. The CRPF unit repulsed the attack and reinforcements from other security agencies have reached the area, officials said.
“Encounter is underway. We have suffered some casualties,” said a CRPF officer.