J&K: BSF camp damaged heavily during encounter

Jaish-e-Mohammad fidayeen storm BSF camp near Srinagar Airport; 2 attackers killed

Four injured in attack on paramilitary base in Indian occupied Kashmir

It was reported that the attack took place at around 4.00 a.m. where it leads to the exchange of firing between the terrorists and security forces.

Three terrorists were killed after they entered a Border Security Force camp near the high-security Srinagar airport this morning and started shooting. Government Forces including BSF, 53 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF and SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police cordoned off the building while a large number of security personnel engaged militants in fire fight.

"We have resumed operations, passengers now allowed to proceed to the airport", the director of Srinagar Airport, Sharad Kumar, told media. He said the three militants dispersed and one went towards the canteen where he was immediately killed.

"But it continued intensely for a long time, after which we panicked and came to know that it is an attack".

"Each month at least eight to ten new terrorists join the various terror groups such as the Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the JeM".

Indian Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. "By comparison, you can say the BSF has acquitted itself very well and I am proud of the boys", Sharma added.

One terrorist killed during initial attack, other two neutralised in an hours-long operation. Another militant was also reportedly killed.

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School, which is located near the airport, will remain closed today, in light of the attack on the BSF camp.

The area also houses training centres of the BSF and CRPF.

He said the police has identified the overground worker of the JeM who provided shelter and brought the militants close to the Border Security Force camp.

The terrorists, wearing military fatigue, are believed to have tried to force entry by cutting the perimeter fence of the 182 battalion of the BSF at 3:45am.

"Our men were alert and prepared to deal with such attack and that is why we were able to neutralise the militants with less damage", he said.

Singh said that the militants were just frustrated because of successful operations carried out by the security forces.

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