Militant killed in Srinagar BSF camp attack

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Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) One militant was killed and four troopers injured in a terrorist attack at a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday, police said.

The attack at the 182 battalion camp took place at 4.30 a.m.

As the militants entered the camp’s administrative block, they were surrounded by the security forces, according to the police.

“It was a suicide attack. One militant has been killed while an operation against other holed-up militants inside the camp is ongoing,” police sources said.

Movement towards the airport has been suspended and all morning flights to and from Srinagar were cancelled.

Top state police, BSF and Central Reserve Police Force officials have reached the gunfight site.

–IANS

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