Terrorists attack Army camp in J&K's Sunjwan, one soldier injured

10 February, 2018, 08:55 | Author: Edward Snyder
  • 5 army men 11 others were injured besides 3 Jaish-e Mohammad terrorists were killed in the two-day gunbattle following the terror attack on the military camp on Saturday

Security forces and police have cordoned off the area around the Sunjwan Army camp.

S. D. Singh Jamwal revealed that one Hawaldar and his daughter were injured. However, Choudhary later succumbed to his injuries, The Indian Express reported. No. of terrorists isn't known, they've been cornered in one of the family quarters.

J-K Assembly rocked with protests as BJP members raise anti-Pakistan slogans.

The district administration of Jammu has asked schools within 500 meters of the camp to remain closed.

Three terrorists are believed to have entered the army station. Two people - an Army gavaskar and his daughter - have been injured in the firing by the terrorists. Security forces immediately took charge to track down the militants.

The attack comes after the intelligence agencies had warned of the possibility a terror strike in view of the death anniversary of Afzal Guru who was hanged on February 9, 2013. Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has briefed Defence Minister about present situation and operations in Sunjuwan.

"Around 4.55am, suspicious movement was noticed by the santri".

It is also the second attack on army installation in Jammu in two years.

Suicide attackers had targeted the same army station in 2003. Another officer and a civilian are among the six injured and have been moved to the military hospital. A red alert has been sounded in the entire city.



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