SRINAGAR: The encounter between terrorists holed up in a building in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar and security forces resumed this morning after an overnight lull.

The exchange of fire between the terrorists and the security forces resumed at day break, a CRPF official said.

He said the security forces were preparing for a final assault on the terrorists when they opened firing.

No new casualty has been reported today.

A CRPF jawan was killed and a policeman was injured in the exchange of fire yesterday. The CRPF has claimed that it thwarted the attempt by the terrorists to attack its camp in Karan Nagar area.