Three CRPF jawans, die in militant attack in Handwara

Delhi: Three Central Reserve Police Force jawans and one unidentified person was killed in an attack in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon. At around 6 p.m., unknown militants attacked CRPF troops of the 92 Battalion deployed for law and order duties near Wangam Stop in the Qaziabad area of Handwara. Three CRPF jawans were injured in the attack and succumbed to their injuries,” said a CRPF spokesperson. CRPF sources said the militants engaged the CRPF personnel in a stand-off fire, before fleeing from the spot. Two CRPF men died on the spot, they said.