2 CRPF personnel killed in militant attack in J-K

2 CRPF personnel killed in militant attack in J-K

Two CRPF personnel, including an officer, were killed in a militant attack in Sangam area of Anantnag district on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today, police said.

Militants attacked a CRPF picket at Hatmulla in Sangam area, around 40 km from here, this afternoon, a police officer said.

"Two CRPF personnel were martyred in the militant attack," he said.

The deceased have been identified as Assistant Sub-Inspector Omkar Singh and Constable Tilak Raj, he added.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to track down the militants, the officer said, adding, further details of the incident are awaited.

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