2 CRPF and 1 Police Officer got killed in Baramulla district of Jammu & KashmirAugust 17, 2020
2 CRPF jawans and 1 Police Officer of Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed after some unidentified opened fire on them in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday 17th August, 2020.
Sources said that the terrorists attacked a joint naka party of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) and Police at Kreeri area of Baramulla district. Security forces have cordoned off the area and search operation has been launched to arrest the terrorists.
This is the third attack on the security forces in a week in Jammu and Kashmir.
A joint team of the CRPF and Jammu & Kashmir Police were on duty at a check-post at Kreeri, officials said, when some terrorists fired at them. “We have lost three jawans in the attack. Reinforcement has been rushed to the spot. We are confirming the details,” said Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police.
Soon after the terror attack, a search operation was launched to track down the attackers. One terrorist was killed in an encounter this afternoon, police said; two more are believed to be trapped.
Sniffer dogs on trail helped security forces track the terrorists the managed to escape in the morning, officials said.