Armed forces personnel killed, another injured in militant attack in Pulwama: Police

Armed forces personnel stationed at the site of attack in Pinglana Pulwama. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Pulwama: A Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel was killed while a CRPF personnel was injured in a militant attack at Pingelan area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.

An official said that militants opened fire on joint team of forces in Pingelan Pulwama in which a police and CRPF personnel got injured.

The injured personnel were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, where policeman succumbed and CRPF personnel is being treated, he said.

He said the whole area has been cordoned off and searches are going on.

“Terrorists fired upon joint naka party of CRPF & Police at Pinglana, Pulwama. In this terror attack, 01 Police personnel got martyred & 01 CRPF personnel got injured. Reinforcement sent. Area being cordoned. Further details shall follow.” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.

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