Three die in Kashmir attack

Srinagar: Three people were killed today in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir when guerrillas attacked a camp of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), an official said.

The attack took place at a CRPF camp at Gagaran, about 55 km from here.

“In retaliatory firing by the CRPF, two militants were killed. From them weapons have been recovered,” a senior police officer told.

The identity of the third person killed in the shooting is not known yet.

One person was injured in the firing and was taken to a hospital.

Residents of Shopian town, however, said the slain people were civilians. Several groups of people protested in the town after the incident.

– IANS

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