Srinagar, Aug 12: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and General Officer Commanding of Victor Force, Major General Rashim Bali, on Thursday evening reached Mirbazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district where a gunfight is underway between militants and joint forces.
Talking to GNS, the IGP said that he along with the GoC victor force was supervising the operation at the spot.
So far a CRPF trooper, Umesh Singh son of Prabu Singh of Jharkhand, has suffered injuries in the encounter which had ensued after militants attacked a BSF convoy on Jammu Srinagar Highway at Mirbazar.
Earlier police in a tweet said: “(militants) fired upon BSF convey at NHW Kulgam. No injury reported. However, (militants) trapped. EOF on. Reinforcement reached. Senior officers of Police, CRPF & Army on the spot: IGP Kashmir.”