Srinagar, October 27: In the intervening night a standoff fire by militants took place at the grid Station Wagoora in Nowgam area in which one ASI of CISF sustained serious bullet injuries. The attack was successfully repulsed by the alert sentry at the spot.
The injured ASI was evacuated to the hospital for medical attention however he succumbed at the hospital. The slain ASI has been identified as Rajendra Prasad.
The area has been sanitized by the security forces.