Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Personnel was critically injured during during the gunfight at Aripal village of Tral and has succumbed to his injuries latter.
The CRPF personnel identified as Mehesh Kumar Meena of 180 Bn CRPF was injured after he was hit by a bullet in the encounter at Aripal village of Tral today morning.
He was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, Source told
Earlier a gunfight broke out after Army’s 42 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon-and-search-operation after specific inputs about the presence of militants in Aripal village.
The operation was underway when the reports last came in.
A top JeM Commander is believed to be trapped in the corden along with his two other associates.