Firing incident reported in J-K's Anantnag

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Visuals from J-K's Anantnag (ANI)
Visuals from J-K's Anantnag (ANI)

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 7 (ANI): Firing incident reported in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday night.

The incident took place at Rooh Monghal in the Anantnag district when a suspected vehicle carrying no number plate rushed at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Naka party. CRPF retaliated in self-defence and one person died on firing. Meanwhile, the driver of the suspected vehicle fled.

"A naka was established by 40 Bn CRPF at Monghal Bridge. A suspected vehicle without a number was tried to intercept by the Naka party. However, it rushed towards the Naka party. It was then challenged by the on-duty troops. Troops fired upon in self-defence and one person died. But the driver managed to escape. Identification and credential of a deceased person are being verified," said Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir.

Further details awaited. (ANI)

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