The Indian Army is struggling to gun down two militants in Srinagar for last 24 hours
SRINAGAR - The encounter between Indian Army and 2 militants holed up in a building in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar continued in the morning after an overnight lull.
The exchange of fire between the militants and the security forces resumed at daybreak, a CRPF official said.
“Encounter is still going on, we are operating cautiously to avoid any collateral damage to citizens and property,” said Zulfiqar Hasan, Inspector General Operation.
Meanwhile, banned outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed the responsibility for both Sunjuwan attack and Karan Nagar CRPF
Saturday's attack on the Army camp in Jammu is reportedly was the worst in months.
The body of another soldier was recovered on Tuesday from the encounter site inside the Sunjuwan Military camp here, taking the death toll in the terror attack to 10, including six Army personnel and three militants of the JeM.
The body of the Army jawan was recovered during the clearance operation at the camp last night, Jammu-based Army Public Relation Officer Lt Col Devender Anand told PTI.
A group of heavily-armed men struck the sprawling camp of the 36 brigade of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry before dawn on February 10, killing six people including five soldiers.
The bodies of the three militants of the Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) outfit were also recovered along with huge cache of arms and ammunition during the search operation.
Meanwhile, Lt Col Anand said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is attending the wreath-laying ceremony of the four slain soldiers, belonging to the Kashmir Valley, at the airport here.