Srinagar: A paramilitary CRPF man was killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces at Karan Nagar area of Srinagar City on Monday.
A CRPF man who was injured in initial exchange of firing succumbed to injuries, a police officer told GNS.
Two militants carrying pithu bags and armed with AK 47 approaching CRPF camp of 23 bn at Karan Nagar were fired upon by troops.
“Immediately search operation in the camp periphery was launched,” he said.
The officer said that after several hours of search operation the militants were traced in a nearby building and accordingly an exchange of gunfire started between the two sides.