Jammu attack: Two army officers killed, six injured

The terrorist have been cornered in one of the family quarters

The attack incidentally occurred after the death anniversary of Afzal Guru, who died in Tihar jail.

A high alert has been sounded in Jammu and security beefed up in and around the city.

Led by Gagan Pratap Singh State Secretary JKNPP, Neeraj Gupta Zonal President and Parshotam Parihar State Secretary PTU, the party activists assembled at Exhibition Ground Jammu and set ablaze the effigy of Pakistan seeking that the rogue nation should be declared a Terrorist State.

The terrorist broke into one of the army family quarter and injured two.

"The DGP has apprised him of the situation". Among the deceased civilian is said to be the daughter of the army officer, who was killed in the fidayeen attack, they said. They will not let Indian down.

"I don't feel it is fit to comment on it since the operation is still underway".

Anand said the terrorists were wearing combat dress and were carrying AK 56 rifles.




Speaker Kavinder Gupta said the attack comes as the Rohingiya Muslims are residing near the camp in Sujwan Jammu. "Due to the presence of women and children in housing colony, the operations are being progressed cautiously to minimize casualties", reports are saying that this is very unexpected and didn't go as they expected. The terrorists have been cornered in one of the quarters.

Among the injured four persons, including Major Avijit Singh are said to be in critical conditions. As Jammu is close to the International Border, it becomes easier for terrorists to escape, police said. Soon after the attack took place the Indian Army jawans retaliated with heavy gunfire.

On February 7, the Home Ministry informed the Rajya Sabha that there were 406 infiltration bids reported in J&K in 2017 and 59 infiltrators were shot dead.

A defence spokesman in a statement said in the early hours after a brief exchange of fire with the sentry on periphery some terrorists entered the accommodation complex in Sunjwan military camp. "There has been no breach of fence on the IB".

In December previous year, a similar attack on highly fortified paramilitary camp in the region ended with killing of five Central Reserve Police Force personnel and three militants.

Officials said terrorists had stormed the station from rear.

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