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1 jawan killed as terrorists attack BSF camp near Srinagar airport

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Published : Oct 3, 2017, 7:46 am IST
Updated : Oct 3, 2017, 11:53 am IST

At least four terrorists barged into the BSF 182 battalion campus at 4:30 am and are holed up inside a building at the camp.

The attack was retaliated and terrorists are holed up inside a building inside the campus. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 The attack was retaliated and terrorists are holed up inside a building inside the campus. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Srinagar: One Border Security Force (BSF) jawan and two terrorists were killed in an encounter near Srinagar airport and the Airforce station early Tuesday morning.

A group of at least three terrorists attacked the BSF camp.

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said that two terrorists are holed up in administrative building and JCO Mess.

An encounter was underway at the camp and senior officers were monitoring the situation.

Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called a high-level meeting at 11:30 am to review the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Also read: Amid Srinagar terror attack, Rajnath calls for high-level meet to discuss Kashmir issue

At least three terrorists barged into the campus of the BSF 182 battalion at 4:30 am on Tuesday.

Troops of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 53 Rajput Rifles, BSF and Special Operations Group (SOG) zonal have placed cordon around the building where terrorists are holed up.

Passengers are being allowed to enter the Srinagar Airport to avoid inconvenience. The flight operation, which was suspended following the attack, has not resumed yet.

Airports Authority of India and concerned airlines will take the decision on resuming air traffic.

 

Tags: terrorist attack, bsf camp, srinagar bsf camp, srinagar airforce station, srinagar airport
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar