Terrorists attack army camp in Jammu, soldier and daughter injured

Terrorists attack army camp in Jammu, soldier and daughter injured

2 injured, one Hawaldar & his daughter. 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. Veeri, who was speaking in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Thursday, said that Pakistan Army had started firing indiscriminately in Mankote sector on Wednesday.

India Today has reported that the terrorists used a nallah on the backside to gain entry into the camp.

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"Room-to-room intervention is now going on to pin down the terrorists inside the Junior Commissioned Officers' building that they managed to enter", sources in the army told IANS.

Schools in the entire area around the camp have been closed by authorities as a precautionary measure.

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Soon after the attack, reinforcements of the Army s special forces and SOG rushed to the spot and cordoned off the whole area amid a fierce gunfight, security official said.

Sources said the Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs) of army and police commandos have launched an operation to flush out the militants from the army camp.

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"Around 5.30 am, suspicious movement was noticed, and the sentri bunker was sacked upon and they retaliated". This is the second time it has been targeted in 10 years. Twelve soldiers were killed and seven others were injured in that attack before the two "fidayeen" (suicide attack) terrorists were killed. 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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