Karan Nagar encounter ends after 28 hours as security forces kill two terrorists in Srinagar

Srinagar: Mopping up operations were under way at a building in Srinagar's Karan Nagar area with security forces killing two terrorists, officials said on Tuesday.

The encounter between militants and security forces, which began on Monday after the ultras tried to attack a CRPF camp, resumed Tuesday morning after an overnight lull.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants were not immediately known.

Security forces had launched a final assault on the terrorists hiding in an under construction building in Karan Nagar area this morning, officials said.

The incident came two days after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists attacked an Army camp in Sunjuwan area of Jammu, killing seven people, including six Army soldiers.

Three terrorists were also killed in retaliation by the Army.


Updated Date: Feb 13, 2018 14:26 PM

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