J K News Today

Srinagar, February 12

A  gunfight has erupted between militants and  CRPF troopers in a  building  in Karan Nagar after the CRPF had foiled a bid by militants to storm the camp in the area early   Monday morning.

Immediately after the militants   were made to  flee  the CRPF camp, they took refuge in an abandoned building . It was during searches that the  CRPF troopers were  able to engage the hiding militants in a gun fight.

There are two militants hiding in the building, a CRPF spokesperson told J K News Today .

The  CRPF camp is located near the SMHS hospital, which was a scene of the killing of two policemen and freeing of a Pakistani militant by Lashkar-e-Toiba militants  last week . However, the police had arrested the facilitators of the militant Naveed Jatt’s  walk to freedom .

CRPF spokesman Rajesh Yadav said that an alert sentry had earlier noticed suspicious movement of the militants.