Two CRPF jawans killed in mil­i­tant at­tack in J&K

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TWO CRPF jawans were killed and one in­jured in a mil­i­tant at­tack in Jammu and Kash­mir’s Anant­nag district on Fri­day, of­fi­cial sources said.

A civil­ian was also in­jured when mil­i­tants opened fire on a CRPF team de­ployed on law and or­der duty at Ach­a­bal Chowk in Anant­nag and es­caped, the sources said. The two CRPF jawans killed were as­sis­tant subin­spec­tor Meena and con­sta­ble San­deep, they said.

The area has been cor­doned off and a hunt launched to track down the as­sailants, the sources added. Mil­i­tant out­fit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity for the at­tack.

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