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CRPF personal injured in Kulgam gunfight

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KULGAM; A Central Reserve Police Force personal suffered injuries in an ongoing encounter at Mirbazar in Sout Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday.

Official sources told that a CRPF man suffered a bullet wound in an ongoing encounter, who has been evacuated to hospital for treatment.

Official sources identified the injured CRPF as Umesh Singh, son of Prabu Singh resident of Jharkhand. A CRPF officer confirmed to GNS the injuries to the trooper.

The encounter had ensued after militants attacked a BSF convoy on Jammu and Srinagar Highway at Mirbazar in the area.

Earlier, police in a tweet said: “(militants) fired upon BSF convey at NHW Kulgam. No injury reported. However, (militants) trapped. EOF on. Reinforcement reached. Senior officers of Police, CRPF & Army on the spot: IGP Kashmir.”(GNS)

 

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