Srinagar: A CRPF jawan has succumbed to the injuries he sustained in an ongoing gunfight with the holed up terrorists in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar city.
The gunfight between the terrorists and security forces erupted after terrorists were traced out in the area.
As per reports, at least two militants were traced in a building situated in the periphery of the 23 BN CRPF camp in Karan Nagar area near Govt Medical College Srinagar.
Security sources informed that at least two terrorists, apparently suicide attackers, carrying backpacks and armed with AK 47 tried to approach the camp.
Their apparent attempt to storm the camp was repulsed after alert sentry at Camp gate opened fire at around 0430 hrs, making them to flee.
CRPF spokesman said that after several hours of search operation, terrorists were traced and an exchange of gunfire started between the two sides.
He said, the operation is in progress and exchange of fire is going on intermittently. Details are awaited.