Jammu and Kashmir Police said, “A civilian was killed in a shootout at Beerwah’s Charanga. A search operation has been launched to nab the suspected militants involved in the attack.”
In another development, two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an road accident in Sopore district.
“We have recovered the bodies and sent them for postmorterm. We are trying to identify the two killed in the accident,” said a senior police officer posted in Baramulla.
Earlier in the day, CRPF troopers thwarted a major terrorist attack on the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) camp in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar. One jawan was killed in the gunfight with the terrorists.
According to police, two militants armed with AK-47 tried to enter the CRPF camp with the motive to cause maximum damage to the force.