Local CRPF jawan shot dead in Pulwama

SRINAGAR: A CRPF jawan was shot dead by terrorists at his home in the Pulwama district today, police said.

             Unidentified militants barged inside the house of a local CRPF constable Naseer Ahmad Rather in the Naira area of Pulwama in south Kashmir and fired upon him, a police official said.

             He said Rather received critical injuries and was rushed to a hospital but did not survive.

             The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the assailants, the official said adding a case had been registered. (AGENCIES)