Srinagar, Aug 15: Five CRPF personnel and one police man were injured in a terrorist strike at Nowhatta, Srinagar. Three terrorists opened fire at the CRPF personnel at 8.45 AM on Monday.
The CRPF and the police had launched a search operation today following specific inputs of terrorist movement in the area.
The Intelligence Bureau had sounded off an alert regarding movement of terrorists in the area. The terrorists opened fire when the security forces cordoned off the area in a bid to nab the terrorists.
Gun fire is still on between the security forces and the three terrorists. The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the security forces have launched a massive combing operation.
In another development, the army personnel have killed two terrorists at the Uri sector in Baramulla. The two terrorists were attempting to infiltrate into India when they were gunned down by security forces during the wee hours of Monday.