Militants attacked a Border Security Force camp near Srinagar airport early on Tuesday morning, killing one jawan and injuring three. Two attackers have been gunned down. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will hold a high-level meeting at his residence at 11.30 am to discuss the situation.

Around 4.30 am, militants tried to enter the Border Security Force 182 battalion camp near the Srinagar airport outside the Airforce station at Gogo Humhama. Security forces retaliated with firing and isolated the militants, who were holed up in buildings inside the campus, the report said.

The Jaish-e-Mohammed group has claimed responsibility for the attack, Doordarshan reported.

After the firing ended, security forces started conducting combing operations at the camp. Troops of the Central Reserve Police Force, 53 Rashtriya Rifles, the BSF and Special Operations Group zonal have been deployed to cordon around the building where two militants are still believed to be hiding, ANI reported.

Many flights were cancelled following the attack. However, some flights have now resumed, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid said, reported Greater Kashmir. Indigo and Air Asia flights have taken off from the Srinagar airport, he said.

Meanwhile, the Kashmir Valley School located near the airport will remain closed today.