Srinagar, October 12: The army’s patience had started paying off in more than 50-hour gun fight with two out of the three terrorists holed up in a seven storey building at Pampore, south of the capital of Srinagar, were killed on Wednesday.
One of the terrorists had died late last night, while the second was killed on Wednesday morning . The hunt is on for the third terrorist and the soldiers were moving from room to room to find him out.
The army relied on the power of explosives, rockets to neutralize the terrorists who had entered the building from Jhelum river side by reaching the bank by rowing a boat, according to sources . This time, it kept its instincts of dare devil response on patience mode .
In February this year, while trying to flush out the terrorists from the same building, the army had lost two of its para commandos.
The searches are on . “ It is a matter of time when the third and the last terrorist would be neutralized,” a police officer monitoring the operation told the JKNT