Six security personnel, 1 civilian killed as JeM terrorists attack Jammu's Sunjwan army camp [Photos]

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists attacked the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Saturday

FP Staff February 13, 2018 09:28:32 IST
Six security personnel were killed while six persons injured as militants attacked the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu on Saturday. PTI
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Six security personnel were killed while six persons injured as militants attacked the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu on Saturday. PTI
The sources said that soldiers at the Sunjuwan Military Station close to Jammu city noticed suspicious movement near the camp around 4.45 am on Saturday. PTI
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The sources said that soldiers at the Sunjuwan Military Station close to Jammu city noticed suspicious movement near the camp around 4.45 am on Saturday. PTI
The militants were killed in a gunbattle with the security forces. The militants belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammad. Sameer Yasir
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The militants were killed in a gunbattle with the security forces. The militants belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammad. Sameer Yasir
Home Minister Rajnath Singh had spoken to the chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and took stock of the situation arising out of the attack. PTI
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh had spoken to the chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and took stock of the situation arising out of the attack. PTI
Army officials said that the terrorists breached the rear side of the Sunjuwan army camp near Chenni in the outskirts of the city during the intervening night. PTI
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Army officials said that the terrorists breached the rear side of the Sunjuwan army camp near Chenni in the outskirts of the city during the intervening night. PTI
Intelligence inputs had warned an attack on the army or security establishment by Jaish-e-Mohammed in view of the death anniversary of Afzal Guru who was hanged on 9 February 2013. PTI
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Intelligence inputs had warned an attack on the army or security establishment by Jaish-e-Mohammed in view of the death anniversary of Afzal Guru who was hanged on 9 February 2013. PTI
Most of the families were evacuated from the junior commissioned officers (JCO) quarters where the terrorists had entered. PTI
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Most of the families were evacuated from the junior commissioned officers (JCO) quarters where the terrorists had entered. PTI
Para commandos of the army were airlifted from the army's northern command headquarters in Udhampur town to flush out the holed up militants. PTI
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Para commandos of the army were airlifted from the army's northern command headquarters in Udhampur town to flush out the holed up militants. PTI
Air Force was providing aerial surveillance to the security forces during the operation against the militants surrounded inside one of the buildings. PTI
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Air Force was providing aerial surveillance to the security forces during the operation against the militants surrounded inside one of the buildings. PTI
Authorities decided to shut down all educational institutions within half a kilometre radius of the camp till the encounter was underway. PTI
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Authorities decided to shut down all educational institutions within half a kilometre radius of the camp till the encounter was underway. PTI
After the encounter got over on Monday, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the camp to take stock of the situation. Reuters
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After the encounter got over on Monday, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the camp to take stock of the situation. Reuters
The death toll in the Sunjuwan camp attack rose to seven after another body was recovered from the encounter site on Tuesday, Reuters
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The death toll in the Sunjuwan camp attack rose to seven after another body was recovered from the encounter site on Tuesday, Reuters