The Bike borne militants carried out a bloody attack on the 110 battalion CRPF patrolling party at Kandipzal area of Nowgam By-pass leaving two CRPF men dead and three injured.
In the initial firing of five CRPF men were injured, later two of them succumbed to their injuries at 92 Base hospital, Badamibagh.
The slain were identified as Shailendra Singh (CT/GD) and
Dhirendra Tripathi (CT/Driver).
While as the three injured were identified as Mukud Singh (HC/GD), Goraknath (ASI/GD) and D-Kipgen (CT/GD) of 110 battalion CRPF.
Soon after the attack all entry and exit points were sealed to nab the culprits. Till this report was filed search operation was going on. (CNS)