5 CRPF personnel killed, as many injured in Anantnag terror attack

Anantnag: Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and five others injured when a joint patrol party of CRPF and state police was attacked by terrorists in Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. One terrorist has been neutralized.

The attack took place on KP road in Anantnag district. SHO Anantnag has also been critically injured in the attack.

As per reports, Al-Umar Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attack on the joint team in Anantnag terror attack.

Officials said at least two terrorists attacked with automatic rifles followed by the hurling of grenades.

One terrorist was also killed in the gunfight. The firing is still going on.