CRPF Commanding Officer injured in J-K encounter stable now

| Updated: Feb 22, 2017 00:04 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): The medical condition of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Commanding Officer Chetan Cheeta, who is undergoing treatment at the AIIMS Trauma Centre, is improving. The vitals of Cheeta are said to be stable. He will be undergoing tracheotomy. A Ryle's tube will also be placed. Chetan Cheeta got injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora earlier this month. The Commandant of the 45 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) sustained multiple gunshots during the gun battle. He was later airlifted 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 in the Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora. (ANI)