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CISF officer killed in J&K attack

Srinagar

27-October-2018

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer has been killed in a militant attack on Srinagar's outskirts, police said on Saturday.

"Assistant Sub-Inspector Rajendra Prasad sustained serious bullet injuries on the intervening night of Friday-Saturday during a standoff fire by terrorists at the grid Station Wagoora in Nowgam area," a police spokesperson said.

He later succumbed at the hospital.

"The attack was successfully repulsed by the alert sentry at the spot and the area was sanitised," he added. - IANS