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J&K: CRPF jawan martyred in fresh terrorist attack in Karan Nagar

12 February 2018

But when they couldn't enter the camp, the terrorists then took refuge in some abandoned buildings nearby.

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.

Merely two days after an attack on the Indian Army soldiers at Sunjuwan camp, terrorists on Monday targeted CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. A CRPF jawan was injured in the exchange of fire.

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At around 4.30 am on Monday morning, the sentries at the headquarters of the CRPF's 23 battalion saw two terrorists approaching the camp with AK-47 rifles and opened fire at them.

Earlier in the day, the forces had foiled the militants' attempt to strike the paramilitary camp, PTI reported.

The entire area has been sealed after additional security forces and Special Operation Group ( SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police personnel were rushed there. Two policemen were killed and a hardened Lashkar terrorist managed to flee from custody.

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The deceased constable has been identified as Mujahid Khan of 49 Bn.

A police official said the militants were spotted during the search operation between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

The incident occurred on the when the Army was paying its respects to the five soldiers who had been martyred during the attack in Jammu's Sunjuwan.

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After the hiding militants were challenged, they fired at the security forces triggering a gunfight, that is still on.

J&K: CRPF jawan martyred in fresh terrorist attack in Karan Nagar