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Four militants killed in retaliatory firing by CRPF, police in J&K

India TV News Desk Jammu 05 Jun 2017, 7:45:30 IST
India TV News Desk

Four militants were killed in retaliatory firing by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police in Sumbal town of Bandipora district in North Kashmir today. 

According to police, the terrorists were gunned down while attempting a suicide attack at the 45th headquarters CRPF camp in Sumbal. 

Security forces have cardoned off the area and search and combing operation has been launched.

Further details are awaited. 

Chetan Kumar Cheeta, who recovered after slipping into deep coma taking nine bullets while fighting militants in Bandipora, is a CRPF Commanding Officer of the same battalion.

Earlier on June 3, at least two Army personnel were killed and four injured in attack by terrorists on Army convoy in the Qazigund district.


In another incident, at least one civilian was injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Poonch sector.

The Pakistani Army had earlier initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Naushera and Krishna Ghati sectors on Thursday in which two civilians were injured.