Army kills two heavily armed JeM terrorists; two soldiers martyred — Sunjwan attack

Army kills two heavily armed JeM terrorists; two soldiers martyred — Sunjwan attack

- The terrorists also barged into the JCO family quarters in the garrison and opened fire.

But, as a defence official said, "Though it was a security lapse as two terrorists managed to enter the military station, fidayeen (suicide) attacks are near-impossible to thwart".

Well, reports are coming that Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists attacked Sunjuwan Army camp on Saturday and tried to make violence with their attack.

S.D. Singh Jamwal, the inspector general of police in Jammu, said that at about 4:55 a.m., a guard noticed suspicious movement before gunfire on his bunker.

"Due to the presence of women and children in the housing colony, the operations is being progressed cautiously to minimise the casualties", he said.

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed for strict vigil on vital installations, including airports, bus stands and crowded places, in the aftermath of a terror attack on the Sunjwan Army camp here.

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The minister did not specify the militant group who launched the attack.

Though the exact number of militants was not known, officials said preliminary estimates suggested that there could be three to four of them inside the camp. Santri bunker was sacked upon and they retaliated. They are increasing. If not stopped, they will act as a shelter for terrorist organisations. The militants have been cornered in one of the family quarters, he said.

Later, in the evening she visited Army Hospital, Satwari and enquired about the condition of those injured in the attack.

Mr Surjewala also recalled how PM Modi, as the then chief minister of Gujarat, had hit out at the UPA government even as anti-terror operations were underway during the 2008 Mumbai attacks. "My heart goes out to the injured and their families", read her tweet. "The GMC Jammu has also been informed to be in readiness to deal with any exigency and ensure best medical care to the injured, " he said.

Earlier in the day, a group of three-to-five heavily armed terrorists stormed the Sunjwan Army camp.

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