Jammu: Para Commandos Airlifted To Sunjuwan Army Camp, Alert Sounded Across State

Jammu: Para Commandos Airlifted To Sunjuwan Army Camp, Alert Sounded Across State

Jammu: Para Commandos Airlifted To Sunjuwan Army Camp, Alert Sounded Across State

At least 3 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists breached the rear side of the Sunjwan camp of the 36 Army Brigade, barged into the JCO family quarters in the garrison and opened fire.

"The Director General of Police has apprised him of the situation", an official Ministry tweet added. The site was cordoned off and surrounded by police and army units called in as reinforcements.

The last firing took place at 6 am.

A police team has been deployed to cordon off the area as the gunbattle is still going on. Two injured, one army man and his daughter as per reports. It has residential quarters as well as schools inside. There were intelligence inputs about possible attacks in the state, and security forces were alert, but there was no specific information that they would strike this station in Jammu.

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The following attack comes after Pakistani troops had violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control for more than three times in less than 72 hours.

"And around at 4.55 am, the suspicious movement was noticed, and the sense bunker was sacked upon and they retaliated".

The same army camp was attacked by militants in 2003. This is the second time it has been targeted in 10 years. The number of militants isn't known.

Militants had attacked the same army station in 2006. Twelve soldiers were killed and seven others were injured then before the two terrorists were neutralised. Guru was hanged on February 9, 2013.

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