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Civilian killed near CRPF camp in Shopian


Person was killed in cross-firing: Police

SHOPIAN: A civilian was killed near the CRPF camp in the Babapora area of Zainapora hamlet in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday morning.

An official told that a civilian, identified as Shahid Aijaz from Anantnag was killed in a firing incident at Babapora area of Shopian.

Meanwhile, a top police official informed that he was killed in cross-firing after the CRPF party retaliated against the militant action in the area. Police said that the CRPF party was out for area domination when militants fired upon them, which they (CRPF) retaliated.

“During cross-firing, one person died. Credential being ascertained,” police said—(KNO)


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