Militants opened indiscriminate fireplace upon a CRPF patrol close to Kandizal bridge in Pampore.
Two CRPF jawans had been killed and three others injured in an attack by militants on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday afternoon.
A CRPF spokesman mentioned the 2 jawans had been killed as militants opened indiscriminate fireplace upon a CRPF patrol close to Kandizal bridge in Pampore, very adjoining to the Srinagar nationwide freeway.
The injured had been shifted to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar.
Sources mentioned round two militants had been concerned in the attack and “a stand-off fire was on between the militants and the security forces”.
“The area has been cordoned off and a search operation is on”, the spokesman mentioned.
The CRPF jawans belonged to 110 Battalion.