In a tragic piece of news, a jawan of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was martyred and a six-year-old boy was killed after terrorists attacked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said on Friday.
The incident happened around 12:10 pm when terrorists opened fire.
Former Chief Minister of erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, expressed his condolences.
May Allah grant him Jannat, said Omar on minor's demise
Grieving the demise of the minor boy, Omar tweeted he became the victim of violence in the Valley. "His death in a dastardly grenade attack by militants is tragic & condemned without reservation. May Allah grant him Jannat & his family strength at this difficult time, (sic)" he wrote.
A tweet by Kashmir Zone Police confirmed that a case has been registered.
#WATCH JK: Gunshots heard smoke seen rising out of Chewa Ular in Tral area of Awantipora, Pulwama district where an encounter between terrorists security forces started last evening. Operation is still underway. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/FsSYuWbLKi