Security forces in Vangam in Kralgund area of Jammu and Kashmir today In the terrorist attack on a convoy of 3 CRPF personnel (CRPF personnel) have been martyred. A terrorist has also been killed in retaliation by security personnel.
Terrorists opened fire on the security forces near Vangam stop, where the joint security forces had made a barrier. Sources also said that some security personnel were injured in this attack, out of which three later succumbed to their wounds.
Sources in the CRPF have said that the body of a terrorist has been found in the apple orchard, where the attack took place. He also informed that senior officials present at the scene are engaged in his identity work. Also 6 civilians have also suffered injuries in this attack. Some citizens have been taken to Handwara Hospital.
3 CRPF personnel killed in militant attack in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir: Officials
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 4, 2020
The area was cordoned off to raid the invading terrorists
There are also reports of 7 other security personnel injured in this attack. Sources have also told that the area has been cordoned off to catch the attackers.
Earlier on Monday, Indian Army Chief General Naravane said that the five security personnel who sacrificed their lives while saving the lives of civilians from terrorists in Handwara The country is proud of the (Security Personnel). He praised Colonel Ashutosh Sharma and said that he went from the front so that the citizens are not harmed.
He also said, “I would like to express my heartfelt condolences and gratitude to our Army and the tremendous braves of Jammu and Kashmir.”