Kashmir: CRPF trooper injured in insurgent attack near Naugam, LeT claims responsibility

A CRPF trooper was injured when insurgents attacked a patrol of paramilitary forces at Naugam area in outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday evening.

Official sources said that insurgents fired upon the patrol of 23 battalion CRPF, injuring a Head Constable (wireless operator). The injured has been hospitalised, they said. Meanwhile, insurgent organisation, Lashkar-e-Toiba owned the attacked and claimed that the forces suffered many casualties.

In a statement, the LeT’s spokesman Abdullah Ghanzavi said that cadres of the outfit carried the attack in which “forces suffered many casualties.”

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