Oct 12: Another militant was killed by security forces on Wednesday as the Pampore encounter entered the third day on Wednesday.
Officials said that the bodies of the two militants (one who was killed on Tuesday) were recovered.
Militants have been hiding in the Entreprenuership Development Institute (EDI) near Srinagar since Monday morning. Several parts of the building were blown up even as militants set fire to a few mattresses to attract the attention of the security officials.
Security officials say that the encounter is in the last stages as the combing operations are underway.
Here are some images of the encounter:
Combing operations on in Pampore
Fire and smoke rises from the government building where suspected militants took refuge during a gun battle in Pampore, 16 kms from Srinagar.
Another militant killed in Pampore encounter
Another militant was killed on Wednesday even as security forces continued to flush out militants from the EDI meeting.
EDI building reduced to a skeleton
Security forces keeping guard outside the multi-storied government building where militants were holed up in Pampore.
Security forces take position outside EDI building
A group of ultras took shelter inside EDI building on Monday morning, triggering a gunbattle which was still continuing and has resulted in injuries to a soldier.
Militants burned mattresses in the EDI building
Militants are believed to have burnt mattresses in the EDI building so that the smoke could attract the attention of the security forces.
Security forces clear 4 floors of the EDI building
Security forces were clearing one floor at a time while flushing out militants from the 7-storey EDI building near Srinagar.
Security forces hunt for more militants holed up in the building
After two militants were killed, security forces were on the lookout for the third militant holed up in the EDI building.