live Encounter rages in Kashmir capital after ‘failed fidayeen attack’

An encounter has raged in the capital of Jammu and Kashmir after Indian paramilitary camp came under an attack. Officials have told Kashmir Dispatch that the Central Reserve Police Force thwarted a pre dawn suicide attack on their camp in Srinagar city’s busy Karan Nagar area. The troops fired at the group of militants who took refuge inside an adjacent building and the exchange of firing was happening.

A policeman from the special operation group takes position during an encounter in Kashmir. (File Picture)
Troops take position very close to the encounter site in Karan Nagar.