Two army personnel killed, four injured in terrorist attack on Sunjwan army camp in Jammu; Encounter still on

Two army personnel killed, four injured in terrorist attack on Sunjwan army camp in Jammu; Encounter still on

In Jammu and Kashmir, two Junior Commissioned Officers, were killed and 4 others, including a civilian injured in an ongoing terrorist attack on Sunjwan Military Station in Jammu.

Making a statement in the State Legislative Assembly regarding the incident, State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, A R Veeri said that at about 04.10 this morning, a group of terrorists attacked Sunjwan Military Station resulting in death of Subedar Madan Lal Chowdhary and Subedar Mohammad Ashraf Mir.

He said, four others, including a civilian, also got injured who have been shifted to GMC Jammu for treatment. The minister said the exact number of terrorists is still not known but as per reports four to five militants are involved in the attack.

State IGP SD Singh Jamwal told reporters that the terrorists have been cornered in one of the family quarters. He said, Soon after the attack, security personnel rushed to the spot and cordoned off the whole area amid a fierce gunfight.

Schools in the entire area around the camp have been closed. A high alert has been sounded in Jammu and security beefed up in and around the city.

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