Srinagar: Two militants and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a gunfight in Bandzoo area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar told a local news agency, Global News Service, that during firefight two unidentified militant were killed and a CRPF personnel also succumbed to his injury.
Earlier, according to the reports reaching GNS, a joint team of the police, the Army’s 55 Rashtriya Rifles, and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Bandzoo.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)