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Chinese-made steel bullets used in Anantnag attack: Report

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Srinagar, Jun 20: Chinese-made steel bullets were used in Anantnag ‘Fidayeen’ attack on July 12 that left five CRPF personnel and police officer dead, a media report said on Thursday.

The initial investigation into the attack suggests that the steel bullets were used by the militant to cause severe damage to the security personnel.

“The investigation into the militant attack on CRPF on June 12 has revealed that made-in-China steel bullets were used by the militants to cause severe injuries to the security personnel,” Zee News reported on Thursday.

It said that steel bullets pierced through the bullet-proof vests of the troops, thereby causing injuries to them.

On July 12, militants attacked security forces on KP Road in Anantnag, killing five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and a Station House Officer (SHO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police. One militant was also killed in the attack.

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