Jammu army camp attack: Holed up militants surrounded

Jammu army camp attack: Holed up militants surrounded

The number of terrorists isn't known, they've been cornered in one of the family quarters. One army man, his daughter and two others sustained injuries as per the reports. A Hawaldar and his daughter were injured.

The camp located on Srinagar-Jammu-Pathankot highway, is surrounded by dense population.

During the telephonic conversation, the home minister sought details from Director General of Police SP Vaid on the terrorist attack on the army camp in Jammu, according to a tweet by the Home Minister's Office. Local people told media that gun shots were heard inside the camp and the area has been cordoned off by the Indian forces.

Drones and helicopters are being used by the security forces to track the terrorists.

Afzal Guru was secretly hanged and buried in Delhi's Tihar jail on February 9, 2013 for his role in 2001 parliament attack case. This is the second time it has been targeted in 10 years.

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"Around 4:55 am suspicious movement was noticed by the santri; santri bunker was sacked upon and they retaliated".

Earlier, suicide attackers had targeted the same army station in 2006.

"It's not clear how many terrorists entered the camp and how did they manage to do that", a senior police officer said.

Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, District Development Commissioner, Rajouri, tweeted, "Terror attack in heart of Jammu city is a worrisome development".

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