Press Esc to close
Saturday 05 September 2015
News updated at 2:24 AM IST
Weather
Max: 34°C
Min : 22°C
In Bengaluru
Rain lightly

3 killed in militant attack on CRPF camp in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 7, 2013 (PTI):

Three persons were today killed when militants attacked a CRPF camp in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Unidentified militants opened fire at the CRPF camp at Gagran in Shopian, 52 kms from here, at around 1.00 PM and the security personnel retaliated, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, A G Mir said.

He said three persons were killed. Three weapons have been seized so far from the spot.

"We are trying to ascertain the identity of the deceased," he said. Protests erupted in Shopian town and adjoining areas soon after the incident.

The protestors pelted stones at the local police station and clashed with security personel at several places, officials said.

Police and paramilitary personel fired teargas shells and used batons to disperse the protestors, they said.

Senior civil and police officers have rushed to the town and efforts are on to restore law and order, the officials said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
People travelling on the roof a passenger train to particapte in Janmashtami festival in Mathura...

People travelling on the roof a passenger train to particapte in Janmashtami festival in Mathura...

Sachin Tendulkar attends the Isha Gramothsavam, a rural revitalization programme in Coimbatore...

Sachin Tendulkar attends the Isha Gramothsavam, a rural revitalization programme in Coimbatore...

Forest officials welcome first batch of Dasara elephants...

Forest officials welcome first batch of Dasara elephants...

Traditional Yakshagana artist performs dance...

Traditional Yakshagana artist performs dance...

People buying Lord Krishna idols on the eve of Sri Krishna Janmashthami...

People buying Lord Krishna idols on the eve of Sri Krishna Janmashthami...

A view of heavy traffic jam on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway in Gurgaon on Friday...

A view of heavy traffic jam on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway in Gurgaon on Friday...

One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam...

One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam...

Students from various parts of Karnataka perform Group Dance during the Samskrutika Habba...

Students from various parts of Karnataka perform Group Dance during the Samskrutika Habba...

Chennai- Mangalore Express derailment...

Chennai- Mangalore Express derailment...

Ducks on top of a submerged house in a flood affected village near Kaziranga...

Ducks on top of a submerged house in a flood affected village near Kaziranga...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523