Police on Wednesday issued following statement regarding south Kashmir attack said that militants carried out a stand-off firing attack at K.P Road in district Anantnag at about 1650 hours today.
A police spokesman said that in this incident, 05 CRPF personnel were killed while repulsing the said attack. Further, in this incident, 03 force personnel including SHO Anantnag Inspector Arshid Khan sustained gunshot injuries. In the retaliatory action, a militant was killed on the spot. From the materials recovered, it is found that the militant was a foreigner.
“The injured security force personnel have been evacuated to hospital and are undergoing medical treatment for their injuries,” he said.
“The area has been cordoned and searches in the area is going on. Police have registered a case in this regard and investigation is in progress,” said the police spokesman in a statement.