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J&K: 19 CRPF jawans injured after vehicle skidded off road in Srinagar

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Around 19 CRPF jawans were injured after the vehicle they were in skidded off the road in Srinagar on Sunday reportedly due to stone-pelting on their truck..

J&K: 19 CRPF jawans injured after vehicle skidded off road in Srinagar

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

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

According to the CRPF, the incident took place after stones were pelted on the vehicle. The accident happened around 5:30 am near Sham Lal petrol pump.

"19 CRPF personnel have received injuries. The injured were taken to JVC Hospital nearby where from seven of them were shifted to the Army's Base Hospital here. 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.

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