The incident took place when a militant rose out of the debris of the house, razed to rubble by a joint team of police and army earlier which led to the killing of three militants.
Reports reveal that fresh incident took place when the joint team was carrying out the searches post the gunfight.
“All of a sudden, a militant came out of the debris of the house and started indiscriminate firing, injuring three soldiers including a major. Two of them are critical,.
However the army officer identified as Major Mukund Vardarajan of 44 RR succumbed to injuries on way to 92 base hospital here at Badami-Bagh Srinagar.