SRINAGAR: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable was killed in the ongoing gunfight in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar on Monday, reports said.

According to the media reports, one constable has succumbed to his injuries at the site of firefight.

“In the wee hours, a sentry of 23 battalion stationed at Karanagar noticed a suspicious movement. He challenged the suspects. They ran into the nearby building behind National School,” said CRPF official.

He said that the building where militants have taken shelter is a huge structure.

The deceased constable was identified as Mujahid Khan of 49 Bn.

CRPF’s 23 battalion and Director General’s office are situated close to each other at Karan Nagar.

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