At least two security personnel and two civilians were killed in a terrorist attack in Sopore, North Kashmir on Saturday. Three others were also injured in the attack.
Two policemen and one civilian were also injured during the attack on the security forces, allegedly carried out by suspected terrorists.
As per reports, suspected terrorists fired upon the joint team of police and CRPF in the Arampora area of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned off to nab the militants.
#UPDATE | Jammu & Kashmir | Two policemen and two civilians lost their lives in a terrorist attack in Sopore. Two other police personnel are injured. Lashkar-e-Taiba is behind this attack: Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar to ANI
(Visual deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/rWQIGiTX0a
— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2021
Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister condemned the terrorist attack.
Taking to Twitter, the former J&K CM wrote –
“Terrible news coming in from Sopore. Such attacks must be condemned without reservation. Prayers for the injured & condolences to the families of the deceased.”
Terrible news coming in from Sopore. Such attacks must be condemned without reservation. Prayers for the injured & condolences to the families of the deceased. https://t.co/MzsnpHxKSQ
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) June 12, 2021