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2 CRPF Jawans Dead, 2 Critical In Srinagar Militant Attack

The four were wounded in a hit-and-run attack in the Lawaypora area of Srinagar

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Two CRPF personnel died and a third was critically wounded in a hit-and-run attack by militants in the Lawaypora area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday afternoon.

Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the militants had fired indiscriminately upon a CRPF vehicle of the 73Bn at Lawaypora on outskirts of Srinagar on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The police said four CRPF personnel were hit by bullets in the attack. All four were immediately evacuated to hospital where sub-inspector Manga Ram Dev Barman and constable Ashok Kumar died of their injuries."

The police said the attack was planned and carried out by the militants affiliated with the proscribed LeT outfit.

IGP Kashmir also tweeted: IGP Kashmir and all ranks of Kashmir Zone Police pay rich #tributes to martyr SI/GD Manga Ram Dev Barman & Ct Ashok Kumar of 73Bn CRPF who made supreme #sacrifice in the line of duty at Lawaypora #Srinagar. We stand by their families at this critical juncture. @JmuKmrPolice

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