Srinagar: Today at around 07:30 hrs Golf Coy of 179 Bn CRPF reached Model Town Chowk Sopore for Naka/patrolling duties. As the troops were de-bussing from the vehicles to occupy their respective spots of deployment, militants hiding in the attic of a nearby mosque started firing indiscriminately on the troops, resulting in injuries to the following CRPF personnel:
- CT Bhoya Rajesh – No. 145120189
- HC Deep Chand Verma – No. 031503039
- CT Deepak Patil – No. 037445842
- CT Nilesh Chawde – No. 055214758
HC Deep Chand succumbed to his injuries, while one civilian died on spot in the incident.