Militants had been camping in Srinagar for a month?

Militants had been camping in Srinagar for a month?

Sources in the counter-insurgency cell said ground reports suggested that the militants were planning "a spectacular attack on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Pampore and a government building at Lal Chowk in Srinagar". "One more militant is believed to be now holed up inside a building, and an operation is underway", a police official said. Airport under CRPF security, ' CRPF said. They added the militants were lying low and stayed in south Kashmir for over a month before executing the attack.

The airport, which was initially cordoned off, was re-opened for civilians flying out of Srinagar.

At least one inbound flight from New Delhi was cancelled, airport officials said earlier.

The colony, which is to the left of the first checking gate of the Srinagar International Airport, is a high-end residential area that houses many bureaucrats and politicians.

Assistant Sub-Inspector B K Yadav was killed and three BSF jawans injured when the militants entered the BSF battalion headquarters at Gogoland, adjacent to the airport.

The attack took place at 4.00 am and exchange of firing was going on between the militants and security forces, they said.

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In August this year, four paramilitary troopers of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), four policemen and two militants were killed in a similar attack on police lines in southern Pulwama district.

The IAF has not allowed construction of an industrial estate near the airport citing security as the main reason.

He said that: "JeM is a threat because the cadres believe in such kind of activities, like attacking the camps".

Besides the AK 47 rifles and pistols, some grenades were also recovered from the possession of the militants, said officials.

Sources said the camp was targeted to inflict high casualties on security forces as it is situated in a high-security area and close to the airport.

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