Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Srinagar encounter; CRPF constable martyred, militants holed up in building

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Kayla Schwartz | 12 February, 2018, 10:31

One CRPF personnel succumbed to his injuries on Monday while fighting in the ongoing encounter at CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar.

There are unconfirmed reports of a CRPF jawan being injured in the firing.

CRPF spokesman in Srinagar said that two militants, armed with AK-47 rifles and carrying bags attempted to barge into the 23rd battalion CRPF camp at Karan Nagar early this morning.

Later, security forces cordoned off the entire area and launched a search operation, they said CRPF personnel fired some shots towards a vacant house in the area. However, the sentry opened fire, they said, adding the militants fled away.

The deceased constable was associated with 49 battalion of the paramilitary force. "As the militants could not enter the camp, they took refuge in some abandoned buildings nearby".

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The CRPF camp is close to the SMHS Hospital, where militants struck on February 6.

The gunfight on Monday came two days after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants attacked an army camp in Sunjuwan, Jammu, killing six people including five soldiers.

In yet another terrorist attack on Indian soil, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier has been martyred while the encounter between the militants and the security forces is underway at Karan Nagar here.

After the hiding militants were challenged, they fired at the security forces triggering a gunfight, that is still on. The area was being sealed "to disallow the militants to escape from the spot".

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