Update: 3 security personnel killed in Fidayeen attack in #Pulwama

Another CRPF trooper who was injured in a Fidayeen attack on District Police Lines Pulwama has succumbed, taking the death toll to three.

The identity of the deceased was not ascertained immediately.

Earlier, a policeman and a CRPF personnel were killed after Fidayeen militants stormed the DPL Pulwama around 3:45 am today.

A constable Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Churet Qazigund was killed in the attack.

He had sustained injuries in the attack carried out by militants in the pre-dawn hours today. Five CRPF personnel were also injured in the attack.

The deceased trooper has been identified Roy Sudh Karan of 182bn CRPF.

A group of militants had launched the attack on district police lines (DPL) Pulwama at around 4 AM. 

Additional reinforcements have been rushed to the spot and entire area has been sealed off.

Sources said the militants, believed to be three, are still holed up inside the district police lines.

The cross firing was going on when reports last came in.

Meanwhile, rescue operation of the Police families is underway at DPL.

Drones have been pressed into service. The cross firing was going on when the last reports came in.

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