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J and K: Militants kill CRPF jawan

Posted on Nov 28, 06:08PM | IBNS

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed when suspected militants opened fire near the 73rd battalion camp in central Srinagar on Wednesday, officials said.

The deceased was identified as Praveen Singh Rajput.

The jawan challenged the suspected militants after he noticed suspicious movement outside the camp at around 2:30 am, an official said.

The attackers fired at the camp.

Rajput, who was hit in the chest, died on his way to the hospital.

The suspected militants fled from the site.