A sentry at CRPF 23 Battalion Headquarters, Karan Nagar, had first spotted two militants carrying 'Pithu' (backpack) bags and armed with AK-47 rifles. He opened fire due to which the militants escaped towards a nearby locality.
Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter underway at CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar. 23 Bn CRPF engaged in firing; Visuals deferred by unspecified time pic.twitter.com/mHFf3UNHyf
— ANI (@ANI) February 12, 2018
A search was then conducted where bulltes were fired on them near Gole Market which led to the encounter.
It is to br noted that the encounter is still on.
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The incident comes 2 days after Sujuwan Army camp was attacked by the terrorists in Jammu.
Five soldiers and a civilian lost their lives in Sunjuwan terror attack, when terrorists attacked Army camp. The operation continued for two days and finally ended on Sunday.