Srinagar, Aug 12: A CRPF paramilitary trooper was injured in an ongoing encounter at Mirbazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday.
Official sources said that a CRPF man suffered bullet wound in 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 the injuries to the trooper.
The encounter had ensued after militants attacked a BSF convoy on Jammu 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