Published On: Thu, Feb 22nd, 2018

NIA takes up probe in Army camp terror attack case

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that it has registered a case in connection with the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu on the Home Ministry’s direction.

Six army personnel and one civilian were also killed and 11 others were injured

“In compliance with the MHA order, the NIA has re-registered a case in the Sunjuwan Army camp terror attack cae,” an NIA official said here.

The case has been registered under sections of criminal conspiracy, waging war against the country, murder and attempt to murder of the Indian Penal Code.

The agency also registered the case under sections 7 and 27 of the Arms Act and sections 16 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

On February 10, a group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Muhammad terrorists entered the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu and Kashmir after hurling grenades and using automatic gunfire.

Three terrorists, all of them Pakistan nationals who managed to enter the Junior Commissioned Officer’s residential quarters, were killed in the anti-terror operation by the security forces.

Six army personnel and one civilian were also killed and 11 others were injured.

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