Four killed in militant attack on CRPF camp in Kashmir - The New Indian Express

Four killed in militant attack on CRPF camp in Kashmir

Published: 07th September 2013 03:44 PM

Last Updated: 07th September 2013 08:30 PM

Four persons, including two civilians, were killed when militants attacked a CRPF camp at Gagran in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Unidentified militants opened fire at the camp, 52 kms from here, at around 1.00 PM and the security personnel retaliated, Inspector General of CRPF, Nalin Prabhat told PTI.

Two suspected militants and as many civilians were killed in the incident, IGP Kashmir A G Mir said.

He said the identity of the suspected militants is being ascertained. Some weapons have been recovered from the scene.

Prabhat said there were no casualties among the security personnel in the attack which was repulsed.

The CRPF officer, however, refused to comment on the deaths saying police are the investigating agency.

Protests erupted in Shopian town and adjoining areas soon after the incident as the residents questioned the version of the security forces.

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