5 CRPF personnel killed in Anantnag attack by terrorists

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SRINAGAR: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed when their patrol party were attacked by terrorists here on Wednesday.

One terrorist has been neutralised.

The attack took place on K P road in Anantnag district.

SHO Anantnag has also been critically injured in the attack.

Firing between the security forces and terrorists was still on.

The attack comes months after the deadly attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama on February 14 this year, in which over 40 CRPF soldiers were killed. Pro-Pakistan terrorist group Al Umar Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attack.