CRPF man, minor boy killed in Bijbehara attack

CRPF man, minor boy killed in Bijbehara attack

Nadeem Nadu
Srinagar, June 26: A CRPF personnel and a 4-year-old boy were killed after militants attacked paramilitary forces in Bijbhera area in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday afternoon.
Reports said that militants attacked 90 battalion CRPF near Padshae Bagh this afternoon. One CRPF personnel identified as Shymal Kumar and a 4-year-old boy Nihaan Yawar Bhat son of Mohammad Yaseen Bhat of Machwa Yaripora suffered critical injuries and were removed to hospital but succumbed to their injuries.
BMO Bijbhera said that two persons including a CRPF personnel and the boy were brought dead to the health facility.  “Today at about 1215 hours militants fired upon the CRPF party, resulting in injuries to a CRPF personnel and a minor boy. Both the injured were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment where they succumbed to their injuries,” a police spokesperson said.
He said police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. “Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this (militant) crime,” he said.