19 Indian soldiers injured in occupied Kashmir

19 Indian soldiers injured in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR – At least 19 Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured early this morning when their vehicle met with an accident, police said on Sunday.

A CRPF vehicle turned turtle after its driver lost control near the Bemina headquarter of the paramilitary force, a police official added.

He said 21 personnel were on board the vehicle which was part of a three-vehicle convoy.

The injured were taken to JVC Hospital nearby where from seven of them were shifted to the Army’s Base Hospital. One of the CRPF personnel is critical as he has received injury in the spinal cord and is being shifted to New Delhi for specialised treatment, the official said.

He said the incident took place around 5 am. Further details are awaited, the official said.