February    2019

Defence Minister to visit Jammu

Monday,12 Feb 2018 03:46 PM IST

Media Eye News Bureau: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Jammu on Monday even as the tension prevails in the terror-prone area.

Army said that the Defence Minister will visit the injured soldiers and civilians at the Satwari army hospital while she will also meet the families of martyred soldiers and injured persons. 

The anti-terror operation inside the Sunjuwan army camp has been continuing for the last three days as it has not been officially called off so far.

Three terrorists were killed by the army during the operation that has now been on for over 50 hours. 

Five soldiers and a civilian were killed by terrorists, who entered the army camp around 4.45 a.m. on Saturday. 

Ten people, including six women and children were injured in the attack by the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terrorists, who were wearing army fatigues.

Initial reports had said four JeM terrorists had entered the two buildings of the Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) quarters after hurling grenades and using heavy volume of automatic gunfire on Saturday.

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