Two CRPF troopers killed, 2 injured after militants attack forces in Srinagar outskirts

Massive manhunt launched to nab the attackers; IGP Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 25: Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed while two others were injured in a hit-and-run attack by militants in Lawaypora outskirts of Kashmir capital Srinagar on Thursday.

Sources said that suspected militants on Thursday afternoon attacked the CRPF party deployed in the Lawaypora area by firing at them indiscriminately. In the incident four CRPF troopers suffered injuries among which two succumbed on the way to hospital while two more are being treated in SMHS hospital Srinagar.

Sources said two CRPF men of E-79 Coy were killed in the attack.

Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that a massive manhunt has been launched in the area to trace out the attackers. (KDC) 

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