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Karan Nagar : One terrorist killed, police say operation in final stage
Posted 13 Feb 2018 01:14 PM

The encounter between terrorists holed up in a building in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar and security forces resumed this morning after an overnight lull.

With the recovery of another soldier’s body during searches inside the Sunjuwan army camp, the death toll in the terror attack in Jammu has risen to seven.

Here are the updates:

12.41pm: In wake of the security operation underway in Karan Nagar, authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar - the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir - to maintain law and order.

12.35pm: The operation is going on as security forces believe one more militant is hiding in the under-construction building.

12.30pm: The identity and group affiliation of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained, a police official said.

12.14pm: One terrorist killed in ongoing encounter with security forces in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar locality, reports PTI news agency.
11.14am: We are suspecting presence of two terrorists, the operation is in its final stage. We have been successful in doing a deliberate assault, we are expecting the operation to finish it very soon: Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP, Kashmir on encounter underway in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar.

11.05am: Security forces today launched a massive search operation after Army personnel foiled a suspected terrorist attack on their camp in Jammu.

“An attack (on a camp) was averted and the terrorist fled away,” Jammu-based Army spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand told PTI.

11am: Mehbooba Mufti met family members of four Army personnel who lost their lives in Sunjuwan attack.
10.30am: Karan Nagar encounter is still going on, we are operating cautiously to avoid any collateral damage to citizens and property: Zulfiqar Hasan, IG Operation, CRPF.
10.15am: Karan Nagar: The exchange of fire between the terrorists and the security forces resumed at day break on Tuesday morning.

9.50am: The body of the sixth soldier was recovered on Monday evening during the searches in Sunjuwan.

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