Update: Three terrorists gunned down in this incident. 1 BSF Sub inspector martyred. Anti-terror operation come to an end.
Srinagar: At least two terrorist were killed and three Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were injured when few terrorists attacked a BSF camp near Srinagar Airport and the Airforce station early Tuesday morning. Firing is underway at the site.
“Operation continues; injured being evacuated; terrorists isolated; flush out drills in progress with precision,” ANI quoted BSF as saying.
At least four terrorists reportedly barged into the campus of the BSF 182 battalion at 4:30 am. The attack was retaliated and terrorists are holed up inside a building at the campus.
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.