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J&K: CRPF jawan martyred in Srinagar militant attack; search ops launched

Police said militants attacked a CRPF patrol party outside the police control room in Batmaloo area in Srinagar in the afternoon, injuring Shankar Lal of the paramilitary force's 23rd Battalion. 

Reported by: IANS, Srinagar [ Published on: July 24, 2018 19:41 IST ]
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A CRPF jawan was martyred in a militant attack in Jammu and Kahsmir's Srinagar on Tuesday, police said.

Police said militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol party outside the police control room in Batmaloo area here in the afternoon, injuring Shankar Lal of the paramilitary force's 23rd Battalion. 

He was shifted to hospital where he later succumbed to critical injuries. "The area is being searched now," a police officer said.

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