Srinagar, June 26: A CRPF trooper and a five-year-old child were killed in a terror attack at Bijbehara town in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday, officials said.

According to details motorcycle borne terrorists fired indiscriminately at a CRPF party at Padshahi Bagh. Jammu & Kashmir: CRPF Jawan Succumbs to Injury in Attack by Militants in Bijbehara, One Child Also Killed.

The slain Central Reserve Police Force jawan was identified as Shymal Kumar. He was hit by a bullet in the head and the five-year-old as Nehan was critically injured. They were moved to the hospital where both of them succumbed to their injuries.

The area has been cordoned off and reinforcements have been brought in. The operation is underway.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 26, 2020 02:14 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website