Five CRPF personnel have been killed and an SHO including nine Force personnel injured after Militants fired upon them at KP Road in Anantnag district on Wednesday.
According to Police officials the Duty Officer Arshid Ahmad, SHO of Sadr Police Station was fired upon and received gunshot wounds in chest.
“He has been shifted to Srinagar for advanced treatment,” he said. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the forces patrolling the area opened fire in retaliation.
A CRPF personnel while speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that two bike borne Militants attacked them and the men retaliated in which one Militant was killed, while one managed to escape from the spot.
He said that seven CRPF personnel were injured in the attack, five of whom succumbed to their injuries, Confirmed by Hospital Sources at District Hospital to The Kashmiriyat.
Panic gripped the area after the gunshots rattled the area.
Mobile internet services have been snapped in the District.