One soldier martyred, three others injured during terrorist attack in Sopore
New Delhi: CRPF personnel were attacked by terrorists on Wednesday morning at Baramulla in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir. One soldier was killed in this attack while three other soldiers were injured. At the same time, a civilian has also died. During the encounter, the Jammu and Kashmir police also rescued a three-year-old child, who was sitting on top of his grandfather’s body during the attack. The militants attacked the jawans on Wednesday morning while they were blocking the area. The injured have been rushed to the hospital. The area has been cordoned off after the attack.
The civilian killed during the encounter was 60 years old. His picture has come out from the scene, in which it was seen that the body of an elderly man is lying on the ground, the clothes are stained with blood and there is also a 3-year-old grandson of the dead man. However, after seeing the child near the body, an army soldier picked him up from there.
After this incident, the Kashmir Police has also tweeted a picture by a policeman protecting that three-year-old child. “The Jammu and Kashmir Police rescued a three-year-old child from being hit by bullets during a terrorist attack in Sopore,” Kashmir Zone police said in a tweet.
IG CRPF Rajesh Kumar said, “One head constable succumbed to bullet injuries, three jawans injured, whose condition is stable”. The injured CRPF personnel have been shifted to Army’s 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar.