Sunjwan camp attack: One more terrorist killed

The terrorist have been cornered in one of the family quarters

Mr. Singh said he spoke to the J&K DGP regarding the terrorist attack on the Army camp.

She also wished the injured soldiers a speedy recovery.

A defence PRO said, "The Army has killed two heavily armed terrorists".

By sunset, the army had lit up the facility with floodlights to flush out the terrorists. "They were carrying AK-56 assault rifles, a large amount of ammunition and hand grenades", he said. Flags of the JeM were found with the terrorists. Efforts to clear the camp were ongoing, Anand said.

The Congress reminded the government how Pakistan and its intelligence agency ISI have been exporting terror to India for long saying that as many as 342 soldiers have been killed in various such attacks in Gudaspur, Udhampur, Uri, Pampore, Nagrota and Kupwara areas in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab bordering Pakistan. Three terrorists were also gunned down. The area was cordoned off and schools closed. "The army needs to out more resources in guarding its installations", said Chaudhary, a retired IPS officer.

The quick reaction teams of the Indian Army and reinforcements were immediately rushed to the spot to contain the terrorists inside one of the buildings. Even senior police officials were not allowed to enter the camp, the officials said. Security forces and police have cordoned off the area around the Sunjwan The camp falls under the first Light Infantry in 36 brigade.




Contingents of para-military CRPF and police personnel have been posted outside the boundary wall and were keeping curious onlookers at bay to avoid civilian casualties. "The number of militants isn't known", he said.

"At around 0455 hrs suspicious movement was noticed by the Sentry and his bunker was sacked upon, the fire was retaliated", he said. The fire was retaliated.

The camp is located on the outskirts of the city of Jammu.

While the minister did not specify the group affiliation of the militants who carried out the attack, officials said Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were behind the terror strike.

The injured include Major Singh of 6 Mahar (head injury), Lance Naik Bahadur Singh of 1 JAKLI (multiple injuries), Havaldar Abdul Hamid Rashid of 1 JAKLI (head injury) and Army personnel's family members Paramjeet Kaur (40), Neha (20), who is the daughter of the slain JCO, and Somati Jena (head injury).

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