The encounter at DPS Srinagar
in the wee hours on Sunday, following the killing of a CRPF
jawan, ended with two militants
being slain and three jawans being injured.
Earlier, a day after an attack that killed a CRPF
jawan and injured another officer, three militants
had taken refuge in Srinagar's DPS School.
"The exchange of firing between security forces and militants
began at around 3:40 am and is going on intermittently," a police official said.
had entered into the premises of DPS Srinagar
last evening after carrying out an attack on the CRPF
personnel deployed on road opening duty near the school on Srinagar-Jammu national
officer was killed and a constable of the force injured in the attack that took place in a high-security zone located less than a kilometre away from headquarters of Army's Chinar
The security forces immediately cordoned off the area and launched search operations in the large school campus.
Sources said drone cameras and other hi-tech gadgets were used to trace the location of the militants
but police officials refused to comment on operational details.