Another militant was killed during the ongoing encounter in Srinagar’s Humhuma area, reports said.
Suspected militants entered the 182 battalion of the BSF camp near the Srinagar Airport outside the Airforce station at Gogo Humhama around 4.30 am.The body of the second militant is yet to be retrieved.
Three to four Fidayeen attackers are believed to have entered the BSF camp. According to sources, two of the attackers are inside the administrative block. Troops of CRPF, 53 RR, BSF and SOG zonal have cordoned off the building where militants are holed up. While the routes leading to the airport have been sealed, all morning flights have been suspended. Intermittent firing is on.
The CRPF has said that the Srinagar Airport has been shut due to the ongoing encounter. There will be no flight operation till security clearance.