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Suicide attack on BSF camp; 2 militants killed, 4 security

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Militants today carried out a pre- dawn on a camp near the high-International airport here, leaving three jawans and a policeman injured while forces killed two ultras.

The militants were killed in the exchange of fire, a police spokesman said.

"Three jawans and a policeman were injured. Firing is going on," according to officials.

The attack took place at 4.00 am and the exchange of fire is still on between the militants and forces, they said.

The terrorists are holed up inside the building campus of the 182nd Battalion camp, BSF officials said.

Outbound passengers have been now allowed to proceed towards the airport where operations were initially suspended as security forces engaged militants who breached the 182 battalion headquarters of the BSF located in Gogoland, police said.

This battalion is entrusted with the security of the runway of the Airport.

Adjacent to the camp is the old air field which is been run by the

The area also houses training centres of the BSF and the

Schools in the vicinity of the airport have been closed.

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First Published: Tue, October 03 2017. 10:22 IST