Five paramilitary CRPF persons, including an officer and two militants were killed at Nambalbal Pampore in south Kashmir on Saturday.
A senior police officer said that two militants (fidyeens) attacked CRPF convoy at Nambalbal in Pampore resulting into death of five CRPF men.
Around 22 CRPF men were injured in the attack, said CRPF spokesman Bhavesh Choudhury.
He said that in the retaliatory action both the militants were killed.
The death toll could rise as several troopers have been injured critically.