Srinagar: The gunfight that is going on between the trapped militants and the Government Forces has already resulted in the death of a CRPF trooper who has been identified as Mujhadi Khan.
Latest reports said that a Jammu Kashmir Policeman has also suffered bullet injuries and has been shifted to nearby hospital. However, police said that he is stable and undergoing treatment.
Earlier, troopers rescued some families and evacuated them to safer places, but they also lobbed tear-smoke shells to disperse the protesters who were trying to disrupt the operation.
Latest reports said the intermittent firing is going on from both sides.