A sub-inspector of paramilitary CRPF was injured in an ongoing gunfight at Malhoora area of Parimpora Srinagar on Monday afternoon, officials said.
They said that CRPF’s SI was hit by a bullet in the arm and was immediately removed to the hospital.
Confirming it, a police officer told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS) that the “operation” is continuing and so far no militant has been killed.
Earlier, police and government forces launched a cordon-and-search operation amid specific information about the presence of the militants.
As the joint team reached the suspected spot, militants opened fire which was retaliated, triggering off the gunfight. (GNS)