SRINAGAR: In an ongoing gunfight which begins early in the morning today near CRPF camp in Karan Nagar area of the Srinagar city, one CRPF soldier has been killed.
Th slain CRPF man was identified as Mujahid Khan. “The sentry at the camp noticed two suspicious persons at around 4.30 am, carrying backpacks and weapons. He challenged them and opened fire as well,” a spokesman of the CRPF said.
The militants fled from the spot, the spokesman said. He added that they have taken shelter in a house which has been cordoned off by the CRPF. The CRPF DG has briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the situation. However the operation is on to eliminate the trapped militants.
The incident comes two days after Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attacked an Army camp in Sunjwan area of Jammu, killing six people including five soldiers. (PTK)