Alert sentry averts possible CRPF camp attack, jawan dead

Gunfight starts in Karan Nagar Srinagar

Two heavily-armed terrorists were seen approaching towards a CRPF camp on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.

Earlier around 4.30 am, at least two terrorists were spotted by an alert sentry at the observation post of 23rd battalion of the CRPF in Karan Nagar area.

The sentry fired forcing the militants to flee, averting an attack on the camp.

According to a senior police official, the CRPF jawan was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a final assault against the holed-up terrorists.

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Combing operations underway at the Sunjwan Army Camp. "Fortunately two terrorists are in cordon & exchange of fire going on".

The following incident comes to light after all the security forces were deployed in the Jammu area in wake of the Sunjuwan Army camp terror attack. Suspecting they could be militants, the soldiers challenged them.

As Firstpost had earlier pointed out that the Sunjwan Militar Station and the CRPF camp in Srinagar are not the only establishments that have been attacked in recent times. The most devastating attack took place at the Pathankot airbase which put brakes on the fragile India-Pakistan bonhomie.

A paramilitary CRPF man was killed in an ongoing gunfight at Karanagar area of Srinagar City on Monday morning. Loud gunshots can be heard intermittently, as security forces engage with two terrorists hiding in a building, close to the hospital.

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