A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Head Constable, who was sleeping inside the building, has been killed in the fire.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi described the incident as unfortunate and announced an inquiry into the incident.
In 2014, nearly 350 personnel were killed in the line of duty across the country.
The police official said that militants also snatched away one rifle from the slain CRPF personnel.
Ahead of PM Modi’s visit to the Maoist strong hold, Home Affairs has asked the CRPF to step up operations in Chhattisgarh.
PDP Youth president Waheed Ur Rehman Parra made the demand after the issue was raised by a delegation from Tral.
The Valley is witnessing a complete shut down.
Home Minister claimed to be have taken an initiative to evacuate three others.
The ministry of home affairs issued a memorandum in this regard, announcing his posting in the CRPF.
Reinforcement was rushed to both the places and the injured personnel were brought to Bijapur district hospital.
The terror attack, which is the third in Kathua district in the last one-and-a-half years, came around 6.20 am.
Calling Deputy CM’s statement “unacceptable”, Tarigami said, “It is not acceptable when you say he can be a policeman or a civilian” and demanded a resolution.
CRPF DG said that anti-Naxal operations in all the states were being conducted keeping in mind the new motto.
No person has been arrested yet in relation to the March 5 violence.
As security forces zeroed on the hiding militants, they fired upon at the personnel triggering an encounter.