A 60-year-old civilian was killed in the cross-firing in Kashmir after an encounter broke out between militants and security forces.
On July 1, 2020, militants fired indiscriminately at a CRPF patrol party of 179 Battalion near Model Town, Sopore, Kashmir. According to officials, one personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a civilian were killed while three other security force personnel were injured in the attack.
The civilian was a man, who was passing by the area with his 3-year old grandson. The man suffered two bullet injuries and died on the spot.