CRPF man injured in Tral gunfight succumbs
SRINAGAR: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man injured during a gunfight at Aripal village of Tral has succumbed to his injuries.
An official said that CRPF man identified as Mehash Kumar Mena 180 CRPF was injured after he was hit by a bullet in the encounter at Aripal village of Tral.
He was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
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.