Mopping up operations were under way at a building in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar area with security forces killing two terrorists, officials said.
The exchange resumed at day break and the security forces were preparing for a final assault when the militants opened fire, a CRPF official had said in the morning. The death of two militants, killed within hours of each other, takes the toll to three
The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants were not immediately known, reported PTI.
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.