Srinagar, Oct 27: A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer was killed after militants lobbed a grenade at him when he was deployed outside a power grid at Wagoora Nowgam in Srinagar, late Friday night.
Terrorists lobbed a grenade on a CISF ASI deployed for security of a power grid at Wagoora Nowgam in Srinagar, late last night. ASI Rajesh Kumar lost his life in the incident. Area cordoned off #JammuAndKashmir pic.twitter.com/DjezTZI6AC
— ANI (@ANI) October 27, 2018
“Assistant Sub-Inspector Rajendra Prasad sustained serious bullet injuries on the intervening night of Friday-Saturday during a standoff fire by terrorists at the grid Station Wagoora in Nowgam area,” a police spokesperson said.
He later succumbed at the hospital.
“The attack was successfully repulsed by the alert sentry at the spot and the area was sanitised,” he added.