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CRPF Constable Naseer Ahmad Rather Shot Dead at His Pulwama Home

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was shot dead by militants at his home in the Pulwama district.

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A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was shot dead by militants at his home in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 29 July, a police official 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.

The police official said Rather received critical injuries and was rushed to a hospital but he did not survive.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the assailants who shot at Rather, the official said, adding a case had been registered.

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  • 01/02
    Family of CRPF jawan Naseer Ahmed mourns his demise. ANI
  • 02/02
    A police official said Rather received critical injuries and was rushed to a hospital but he did not survive.ANI
  • Last rites ceremony underway in Pulwama.

    ANI

Before that, Indian Army soldier Aurangzeb, who lived in Kashmir's Poonch district, was abducted by militants in Pulwama in broad daylight from a civilian vehicle while he was going to his hometown on leave. His bullet-ridden body was found at Gusoo Pulwama on 14 June.

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