Srinagar : An assistant commandant of CRPF was third paramilitary personnel to be injured in an ongoing gunfight at Malhoora area of Parimpora Srinagar on Monday, officials said.
They said that the officer identified as Satender Kumar suffered injuries and was removed to hospital.
Earlier Mohammad Waseem (constable) and a sub inspector Shivam Kumar sustained the injuries and were shifted to army hospital at Badamibagh Srinagar and SMHS here respectively, they said.
Confirming the injuries to CRPF men, a police officer told that the “operation” was continuing and so far no militant has been killed.
Earlier police and security 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.