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One person shot dead for jumping checkpoint in south Kashmir

One person shot dead for jumping checkpoint in south Kashmir

One person shot dead for jumping checkpoint in south Kashmir

Officials said the incident took place at 9.35 pm at Monghal Bridge in Anantnag when troopers of 40 battalion CRPF tried to intercept a suspicious vehicle without a number plate but it rushed towards them.

CRPF personnel shot dead a man in south Kashmir on Thursday night after the latter did not stop his car at a checking point, police said.

Officials said the incident took place at 9.35 pm at Monghal Bridge in Anantnag when troopers of 40 battalion CRPF tried to intercept a suspicious vehicle without a number plate but it rushed towards them. Kashmir inspector general of police Vijay Kumar said that the troops fired upon the car in self-defense and one person was killed. The man was not identified.