Two killed in ongoing attack on Indian military camp in IoK

Pauline Gross
February 11, 2018

February 10 (PTI): Suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists struck at an Army camp near Jammu early on Saturday, killing two JCOs and injuring six others, including a major and an army kid.

Army sources said the terrorists have been pinned down and the operation is being carried forward cautiously so that no further security force or civilian casualties occur.

Well, reports are coming that Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists attacked Sunjuwan Army camp on Saturday and tried to make violence with their attack. "The operation is on", Jammu Inspector General of Police SD Singh Jamwal was quoted as saying by news agency of ANI. "Operations are in progress with extreme caution and restraint to safeguard the unarmed soldiers, women and children in the houses".

"We have ordered closure of schools in Sunjwan area as a precautionary measure in the wake of the attack", a spokesman of the Jammu divisional commissioner's office said.

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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) - Two junior-level officers of the Indian army and two militants were killed while nine others, including women and children, wounded Saturday in an ongoing gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir. The police have also said that it is also not clear how many terrorists are involved in the attack but their number could be between three and four. The fire was retaliated.

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly speaker Kavinder Gupta hinted at the role of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas in the terror attack. "The terrorists entered the camp through a nullah on its rear side", he added. Four persons who were injured in the attack have been shifted to the Military hospital in Jammu.

Earlier reports had said a colonel had been injured. Security forces have cordoned off the area and educational institutions within half a kilometre radius of the camp have been shut down for the day. Army chief Bipin Rawat has reportedly briefed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the attack. "My heart goes out to the injured & their families".

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