A paramilitary officer was killed while three others including a civilian were injured after militants attacked a CRPF party near Achabal in south Kashmir’s Ansntnag district on Friday.
Reports reaching militants fired upon the CRPF party at Achabal.
In the attack, three paramilitary troopers and a pedestrian sustained bullet wounds and were taken to nearby Achabal hospital for treatment where one among the critically injured CRPF officer succumbed.
The deceased has been identified as ML Meena (ASI).
Two other troopers were meanwhile referred to army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar.
Hospital sources at Achabal lso confirmed the death of a CRPF man and said that the condition of one among the two injured troopers is serious.