New Delhi: The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Tuesday said it will send five more companies to Jammu and Kashmir following a spate of targeted civilian killings in Valley. The CRPF said it had earlier sent 25 companies to Jammu and Kashmir.
“The CRPF is sending five additional companies to J&K in the wake of recent civilian killings in J&K. These companies will be deployed there within a week. The force earlier sent 25 companies in J&K,” the CRPF stated.
Pertinently, two persons including a policeman were killed within 24 hours in target attacks in Srinagar.
Meanwhile, CRPF further said that 112 militants in total have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year. Also, 135 ultras have been apprehended and two surrendered during the same period.