Srinagar: CISF officer killed after terrorists hurl grenade at him


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.

“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.


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