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2 CRPF troopers killed in collision with vehicle ‘attacked by stone throwers’..

Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed when a motorcycle they were riding collided with a vehicle of the same force on Wednesday.
A source said the driver of the vehicle lost control over it while navigating a group of youths who were throwing stones at the troopers during a protest in Hillar area of Kokernag.“The vehicle hit the two CRPF men in civvies riding the motorcycle and then overturned,” he said.
The deceased troopers were identified as constable Riyaz Ahmad of Sagam-Kokernag and head constable Nissar Ahmed Wani of Verinag, both from 164 battalion.
According to the source, the slain CRPF men worked with intelligence wing of the force.The driver of the vehicle, Roop Singh, was shifted to the army’s base hospital in Srinagar for specialised treatment.
A policeman, identified as Rayees Qamar of Sherpora, who was the second pillion rider on the bike, was injured. He was being treated at district hospital Anantnag.
In a statement, a police spokesman said a case has been registered and investigation started.

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