Army officers, 2 militants killed in Jammu Fidayeen attack

The terrorist have been cornered in one of the family quarters

The terrorist have been cornered in one of the family quarters

The spokesman said that so far one JCO and one NCO both belonging to J&K died and nine others including five women and children received injuries. two of the injured is stated to be critical.

She also wished the injured soldiers a speedy recovery. Ministry of Defence Spokesman in Jammu Lt-Col Devendra Anand told waiting mediapersons outside the main gate of the military station late on Saturday, "in the ongoing operations in Sunjwan, the Army has killed three heavily armed terrorists".

By sunset, the army had lit up the facility with floodlights to flush out the terrorists. Arms and ammunitions, including AK-56 rifles and hand grenades have been recovered from their possession. The three militants were killed after an hours-long gun-battle.

The fidayeen entered the camp from its rear side at 4.10am and started firing indiscriminately.

He said the Quick Response Team have cordoned off the area and isolated the terrorists who are holed up in a few houses.

The central security official, however, said that "army installations in J&K are.have always been high on list of possible targets of Pakistani infiltrators". "We are with the government and the Army", he said. One of the terrorist was around 20 years old. Even senior police officials were not allowed to enter the camp, the officials said.

Contingents of para-military CRPF and police personnel have been posted outside the boundary wall and were keeping curious onlookers at bay to avoid civilian casualties.

"At around 0455 hrs suspicious movement was noticed by the Sentry and his bunker was sacked upon, the fire was retaliated", he said. "The fire was retaliated to. The number of militants is not known".

Jammu: In what is no less than a miracle, a pregnant woman, who was seriously injured during the terror attack on an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunjwan area, delivered a baby girl following a Caesarean surgery.

Schools in a five-kilometre radius around the camp have been closed by the authorities as a precautionary measure.

Army is combing the houses inside the Sunjuwan Military Station located along the National Highway 44 near Jammu city. The attack is believed to be carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists on the army camp which is spread over many acres and lies in the heart of Jammu along the Jammu-Pathankot highway.

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