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Pampore Attack: Two attackers killed by Indian army, claims Indian media

SRINAGAR: Indian media claimed that army personnel killed two attackers and searching for the third attacker in  inside a government building on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Three army commandos, including two Captains, and a militant were killed on Sunday in the fierce gunfight with a group of attackers holed up inside a government building on the outskirts of Srinagar, raising the toll to seven in the encounter that began yesterday afternoon.

The multi-storied building of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building in Pampore caught fire this afternoon as the encounter between army and the heavily-armed terrorists, suspected to be 3-4 in number, continued till late night on the second day.

A fire broke out this afternoon at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building, from where nearly 100 people had been evacuated to safety following the stand-off.