Bandipora encounter: Injured army personnel Chetan Cheeta still critical

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 16 (ANI): Army personnel Chetan Cheeta, who was injured during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora in the wee hours on Tuesday, continues to be in a critical condition. He is currently under strict supervision. Cheeta, who is currently on ventilator, ionotropic support, was airlifted to the national capital on Tuesday. Commandant of the 45 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who sustained multiple gunshots during the gun battle is reportedly in a critical condition and admitted to AIIMS trauma centre. As many as three army personnel were killed and seven others injured in an encounter that took place between militants and security forces today in the Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora. One LeT terrorist was also killed and the Indian Army officers recovered arms and ammunitions from the encounter site. (ANI)