Armed forces personnel injured in Srinagar Military Op, toll 2

Srinagar: An Assistant Commander and Sub Inspector were among the three Central Reserve Police force (CRPF) personnel, who were injured in an ongoing military operation against militants in Melhoora Parimpora area of Srinagar district.

Official sources said that three CRPF personnel including two officers were injured and have been subsequently shifted to hospital for treatment.

They identified the injured as DySP Satander Kumar of 21 battalion, Sub-inspector Shivam Kumar of 28 battalion presently attached with Quick Reaction Team (QRT), and constable Wasim Ahmed.

The operation is underway while joint forces have sealed the area. They said amid gunshots reverberating in the atmosphere, police have evacuated people in the area to safer places.

The intermittent firing was going on when this report was filed.


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