Srinagar: Militants today fired at the CRPF personnel near Fire & Emergency Services at Batamaloo, Srinagar.
In the process, two CRPF personnel were injured in the firing incident who were subsequently shifted to the nearby hospital for medical attention where one security force man Ct Shanker Lal of 23Bn CRPF succumbed to his injuries. The other CRPF man has now been discharged from the hospital, police said.
Taking advantage of the crowd in the area, the assailants managed to flee, police added.
Police has registered a case and investigation in the instant matter has been initiated. Initial investigation into the case has led to some tangible leads on which police is working.