Lone militant still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp: Army

The operation to tackle the militants holed up in the JCO residential quarters has been going on for over 50 hours after JeM militants entered the camp early on Saturday.

Indo-Asian News Service
Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 12 2018 2:58PM | Updated Date: Feb 12 2018 2:58PM
Lone militant still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp: ArmyLone militant still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp: Army

The army on Monday said that one militant was still holed up inside the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu, three days after an attack left six persons dead.

"One militant is still holed-up inside the camp and efforts are on to neutralize him," a Defence Ministry official said.

The operation to tackle the militants holed up in the JCO residential quarters has been going on for over 50 hours after JeM militants entered the camp early on Saturday.

Six persons, including five soldiers and a civilian, were killed and 10 others, including six women and children, were injured during the attack.

Three militants, wearing army fatigues, have been killed during the operation so far.

Para commandos and aerial surveillance by the Air Force were used to neutralise the holed-up militants during the operation. 

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