Two Army officers were martyred in a terrorist attack on the Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu in the early hours of Saturday.
Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) M Ashraf Mir and Madan Lal lost their lives in the attack launched by a group of four-five heavily-armed Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists. Another officer and a civilian are among the six injured and have been moved to the military hospital. JCO Madal Lal is a resident of Kathua area of Jammu and was serving in the army since 29 years.Four injured being treated at Government Medical College in Jammu
Colonel Rohit Solanki, Havaldar Abdul Hamid and Lance Naik Bahadur Singh and Neha, daughter of Subedar Madan Lal Chowdhary, got injured who were initially shifted to Military Hospital, Satwari and afterwards to Government Medical College, Jammu for treatment.
A colonel-rank officer is among the injured, the state’s parliamentary affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri said, reported PTI.
The terrorists breached the rear side of the camp of the 36 Army Brigade, barged into the JCO family quarters in the garrison and opened fire.Names of deceased revealed
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly that Subedar Madan Lal and Subedar Mohammed Ashraf were killed in the attack by a group of militants.
“Around 4.55am, suspicious movement was noticed by the santri. The santri bunker was fired upon and they retaliated. The number of terrorists isn’t known, they’ve been cornered in one of the family quarters. The operation is on,” Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal said.It is believed that the terrorists have been isolated in one of the buildings.
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