Nagrota attack: Seven Army personnel killed, three terrorists neutralised
The number of casualties in the Nagrota Army Headquarter attack has risen to seven as two officers and five jawans lost their lives.
The number of casualties in the Nagrota Army Headquarter attack has risen to seven as two officers and five jawans lost their lives. Security personnel take positions during a gun battle with suspected militants near Jammu on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)
In two major terror attacks that rocked Jammu region on Tuesday, seven army personnel, including a Major, were killed and eight other security men, including a BSF DIG, were injured, before six heavily-armed terrorists were eliminated in the separate fierce encounters. (Photo: PTI)
In one incident, a group of heavily-armed terrorists in police uniform stormed an army unit in Nagrota, very close to the Corps headquarters on the outskirts of Jammu city on Tuesday morning, triggering an intense gunbattle that lasted for hours. (Photo: PTI)
After the initial offensive, a hostage-like situation emerged with almost 12 soldiers, two ladies and two children held captive in a camp in the headquarters. The army successfully freed all the hostages, however, one more officer and two jawans lost their lives during the rescue operation. (Photo: PTI)
After around eight hours of heavy exchange of fire, security forces managed to kill three terrorists, however, the number of militants who entered the army premises could not be confirmed. Security on high alert in Katra following Nagrota terror attack, in Jammu on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)