Kashmir highway attack: Eight CRPF men killed, 24 injured

Srinagar: As many as Eight Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men lost their lives and 24 others got injured after militants ambushed a CRPF convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Talking to media senior police official stated: “A CRPF convoy on way to Srinagar was attacked by militants at Namblabal near Pampore town on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.”

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“The firing was returned and two militants were killed in the retaliatory action by the CRPF troopers,” he added further.