Three CRPF Personnel Martyred, Seven Injured After Terrorists Open Fire On Patrol In Handwara

Three CRPF Personnel Martyred, Seven Injured After Terrorists Open Fire On Patrol In HandwaraCRPF convoy (@ANI/Twitter)

Three CRPF personnel have been martyred and seven others injured after terrorists opened fired on the patrol party of the 92 Battalion today (4 May), ANI has reported.

The attack happened in Qaziabad area of Handwara. A terrorist has been eliminated in subsequent retaliation by security forces. The area has now been cordoned off and Army, CRPF teams have launched a search operation.

This attack comes just days after two terrorists including a Lashkar commander took civilians hostage which resulted in a firefight in which five Indian security personnel including a Colonel and a Major were martyred.