He also lamented the "increasing misadventures from across the border" and said the people were fast losing faith in the ability of the governments to protect them. "Three BSF personnel sustained injuries among them one later succumbed to injuries".
"The local cadres of militants in Kashmir have been eliminated by security forces". The troops of the camp are entrusted with the security of airport tarmac in the capital city.
Sources said three to four heavily-armed fidayeen, believed to be foreign mercenaries, stormed 182 BSF headquarters at Humhama, located outside the main gate of the airport at around 4.15 am.
A source said that the other members of the group have since been waiting to target camps of military, BSF, CRPF or Jammu and Kashmir police. Security forces have killed two terrorists, and operations are still on against at least one more terrorist holed up inside the campus. "They have also enforced the shut down in Ompora Budgam", they said. "The scheduled passengers have been allowed towards the airport".
The BSF camp guards the outer ring on one side of the air force station and the airport.
Srinagar: Attack in BSF camp, 3 terrorists killed
The camp is located just outside the global airport in Srinagar - a heavily fortified area. According to reports, two unidentified militants were also killed in retaliatory firing.
A police officer said two suspected rebels and a paramilitary officer had been killed in the fighting so far.
The identity of the attackers was yet to be ascertained but the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant outfit has claimed the responsibility for the attack.
After that, PTI reported, the two remaining militants moved in different directions and took shelter in different buildings before being killed by security forces.
Besides the AK 47 rifles and pistols, some grenades were also recovered from the possession of the militants, said officials.
The Governor advised the Chief Minister to see that the Heads of all the Security Forces and held an urgent meeting for a time-bound Security Audit of all sensitive and important Security Forces establishments in J&K. Flights were suspended at the Srinagar airport for over five hours and long delays through the day were anticipated. "Such types of attacks have been carried out by this group only", he said.