Srinagar: All the three militants who launched a suicide attack on a BSF camp near the Srinagar International Airport Tuesday have been killed in force’s operation, J&K Police chief, SP Vaid told Kashmir Reader.
An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of the BSF was also killed during the gunfight while as four forces personnel sustained injuries.
The militants were killed in the gunbattle that raged near the airport, forcing brief suspension of air traffic and closure of schools in the vicinity.
A group of militants had stormed the BSF camp located just outside the main gate of the high-security Srinagar International Airport at 4.00 am.
The militants had taken shelter inside the building campus of the 182nd Battalion camp, BSF officials said.