A para captain of army was killed in fresh firing at Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) building where an encounter is underway since yesterday evening, police sources said.
Two CRPF troopers and a civilian died last night while nine other troopers were injured in the firefight that erupted when militants attacked the building after attacking a convoy of the paramilitary forces on the highway in Pampore area of Kashmir region.
“Eleven CRPF troopers travelling in the bus were injured in the attack. Two of the injured troopers identified as head constable G.D. Bhola Prasad of the 144 Battalion and constable-driver R.K. Raina of the 79 Battalion succumbed to their injuries while other injured are being treated in the hospital,” said an official.(Agencies)