CISF officer killed in nocturnal militant attack in Budgam village

CISF officer killed in nocturnal militant attack in Budgam village

Srinagar/Oct, 27: A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer was killed after militants attacked a Grid Station at Wagoora Chattergam area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam District.
The Central Industrial Security Force is a Central Armed Police Force in India which takes care of security and other important installations.
A police official said militants lobbed a grenade and resorted to firing at CISF personnel guarding Grid Station. There was exchange of fire that resulted in the death of an Assistant Sub Inspector CISF.
The official identified the slain officer as Rajendra Prasad.
Area was cordoned off after the attack, however, no arrests were made.
Jammu Kashmir Police in its press statement said that in the intervening night a standoff fire by militants took place at the grid Station Wagoora in Nowgam area in which one ASI of CISF sustained serious bullet injuries. The attack was successfully repulsed by the alert sentry at the spot.
The injured ASI was evacuated to the hospital for medical attention however he succumbed at the hospital. The slain ASI has been identified as Rajendra Prasad.
The area has been sanitized by the security forces.

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