CISF ASI Killed in Grenade Attack by Militants in Srinagar, J&K

Rajesh Kumar was a CISF assistant sub-inspector.

Updated
India
1 min read
Rajesh Kumar was a CISF assistant sub-inspector. Image used for representation.
i

Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Rajesh Kumar of the CISF was killed late night on Friday, 26 October after militants threw a grenade at him in Srinagar, reported ANI. A CISF ASI, Kumar had been deployed as a guard for the security of a power grid at Wagoora Nowgam in Srinagar where the militants lobbed a grenade at him.

Kumar was rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

A wreath-laying ceremony was held for the slain jawan.

  • Photos from the wreath laying ceremony.

Gunfire was also reported from the area, according to The Indian Express.

Police and the army unit from 50 Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF were alerted after the attack and were headed to the power grid centre, reported NDTV.

The area has been cordoned off.

(With inputs from NDTV and The Indian Express.)

(This is a developing story.)

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

Published: 
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!