Cop killed, CRPF man injured in Pinglena Pulwama

Government forces during a gunfight in south Kashmir
Government forces during a gunfight in south Kashmir | Photo: Reshi Irshad

SRINAGAR — A policeman was killed while a CRPF personnel was injured in a militant attack in Pinglena area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.

An official told the news agency KNO that militants opened fire on a joint team of forces in Pinglena Pulwama in which a policeman and CRPF personnel got injured.

“Both the injured personnel were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, where the policeman succumbed and CRPF personnel is being treated,” he said.

He said the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.

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“Terrorists fired upon joint naka party of CRPF & Police at Pinglana, Pulwama. In this terror attack, 01 Police personnel got martyred & 01 CRPF personnel got injured. Reinforcement sent. Area being cordoned. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.

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