Published On: Sun, Feb 11th, 2018

Army chief in Jammu to review anti-terror operation; Woman killed in Pak firing

Jammu: Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat arrived here on Sunday to review an anti-terror operation at the Sunjuwan camp which was attacked by JeM terrorists a day ago leading to the deaths of two soldiers.

Army chief Bipin Rawat arrived here on Sunday to review an anti-terror operation

The victims, including a junior army officer, were killed and nine others injured after the group of heavily-armed Jaish-e-Muhammad militants dressed in army fatigues stormed into the camp at around 4.45 am on Saturday.

The terrorists entered the family quarters when everyone was asleep, according to defence officials.

Three terrorists have been killed, while one terrorist is still reportedly holed up.

Meanwhile, a woman was killed in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said on Sunday.

The 65-year old victim was critically injured by a mortar fired by the Pakistan Army in Mendhar area on Saturday evening.

“Before she could be hospitalised, the woman succumbed to her injuries,” a police official said.

“Pakistani troops used small arms, automatics and mortars to target defence and civilian areas in Mendhar. Indian positions effectively and strongly.”

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