Militants' bid to attack camp in Srinagar thwarted: CRPF

Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled encounter underway

Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled encounter underway

After the guards noticed that the two had come pretty close to two the CRPF camp, they opened fire following which the two terrorists fled away with their AK-47 rifles. The soldiers stationed at the post opened fire following which the terrorists fled from the spot.

Security forces from CRPF Valley QAT and 23 Bn CRPF have cornered the terrorists who have been hiding in a house, which has been cordoned off by the CRPF, said the police official. The news agency ANI says that the search operation at the camp is underway. Here are the top 10 developments: 1) A gunfight broke out between security forces and militants, who took shelter in a building in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar, officials said.


Earlier, Ravideep Shahi, the Inspector General of CRPF, told India Today, "Our alert sentry foiled an attempt by two militants. we have called our quick reaction team and a team from Jammu Kashmir police are on task near the camp periphery".

It may be recalled that two days ago, armed terrorists had stormed the Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu, killing five security personnel and one civilian. Intermittent exchange of fire was reported and the CRPF moved in more troops to ensure that the militants do not escape. Six army personnel and six civilians are injured.

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