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Militants opened fire on personnel at the Central Reserve Police Force camp at Newa in Pulwama, the official said.
The Central Reserve police Force (CRPF) is using two unlikely weapons to wipe off the traces of Maoist influence in Karamdih village of Latehar in Jharkhand — newspapers and loudspeakers.
The recent data said 156 Central Reserve Police Force personnel died due to heart attack, 38 because of depression and suicide and 435 due to other non-operational reasons last year.
The CRPF has deployed close to a lakh armed personnel and a heavy assortment of weapons and gadgets to tackle the Left Wing Extremism in various states of the country.
The development comes after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) made a request to the Centre for more battalions in Chhattisgarh in order to open more bases in the Maoist hotbed in Chhattisgarh.
The force was deployed to carry out anti-Naxal operations in West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand whereas for internal security-related duty in Uttar Pradesh.
Following the spat, the man was rescued by the Central Reserve Police Force and the Srinagar police.
The CRPF, which is the only paramilitary force that is engaged in active insurgency operations in Kashmir, topped the tally of police medals with 91 awards.
In a first CRPF to build major arterial road in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-hit region after private contractors refuse project
As private contractors refused to come forward to build a major arterial road in worst Naxal-hit region in Chhattisgarh, the CRPF itself took the role of a 'contractor'.
The security personnel recovered a country-made carbine machine gun, a double-barrelled gun, two cartridges of 12 bore, seven ammunition of 9 mm pistol, five mobile phones and other articles.
Militants fired upon the party at a naka near the Batamaloo area of the city, a CRPF spokesman said.
CRPF Assistant Sub-Inspector's body cremated as 'unclaimed' by railway police despite missing report; Family allege negligence
The family of CRPF Assistant Sub-Inspector Ajit Kumar learnt three days later that he was found dead near rail tracks and cremated as an unidentified person.
Out of the total 54,953 vacancies advertised by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the maximum are for the country's largest paramilitary force-- the CRPF at 21,566 posts.
Two CRPF men were killed and one injured in an attack by Lashkar-e-Toiba militants in Achabal area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.
According to the official, a joint team of the state police and CRPF was out for operations and an exchange of fire took place at about 9 am.