Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Mobile Downloads
Text 67333
Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this Article

Home > News > Report

Kashmir: Militants kill two CRPF men

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | February 20, 2007 13:37 IST
Last Updated: February 20, 2007 15:15 IST

Two Central Reserve Police Force soldiers were killed in a militant attack at Sangam area in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday afternoon.

Militants fired at a road opening party of the CRPF on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, instantly killing two troopers, CRPF Inspector General S K Singh told

The militants decamped with an automatic rifle belonging to one of the slain troopers, he added.

The area has been cordoned off. The search operations led to traffic disruption on the Srinagar Jammu highway.

Meanwhile, no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.