Anantnag terrorist attack kills a 6-year-old child along with a CRPF Jawan deployed in the Highway Security of Bijbehara district of South Jammu and Kashmir. An ISIS J&K (ISJK) militant opened fire.
The child was reportedly taken to the hospital in critical condition but did not survive. The area was immediately cordoned. The incident happens in the same day when three terrorists were killed in Pulwama district by the CRPF.
According to local police, the terrorist opened fire at a road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) in Anantnag’s Bijbehara, NDTV reports. One of the RPFs was seriously injured and was rushed to the local hospital where he was declared bought dead.
Inspector-General of Police, Kashmir Zone told NDTV that they’ve identified the attacker who is a local terrorist from the Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir (ISJK). The terrorists arrived on a bike and opened fire that also killed the child.
According to updated sources, Jammu and Kashmir police have booked terrorist Zahid Dass (image below) for his involvement in the attack.
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