Pampore attack: Two security personnel injured, gun battle on with heavily-armed militants; militants holed up inside EDI building #Hindustan360
Security forces on Monday battled a group of heavily-armed militants sheltered inside a government building near here, firing incendiary material that sparked a fire in the complex. View more at #Hindustan360.
A soldier and a policeman were injured as the militants fired from inside the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Institute (JKEDI) in the fighting that began in the morning and was continuing over 12 hours later. The 70-room, seven-storey building is located at Pampore on the banks of the river Jhelum and 12 km from the Srinagar city centre. Officials said it had been surrounded from all sides to prevent the militants from escaping […]