Srinagar: In the wake of the Saturday’s terror attack at Sunjwan army camp, the security authority has sounded a ‘red alert’ at the Punjab-J&K border on Sunday. The on duty Punjab Police officer Satish Choudhary said, “The Punjab police were put on alert and checking of vehicles is also going on since morning for the safety of the people.” He further added that they are also put a tight vigil on suspicious people.
In the wee hours of Saturday, the suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists attacked the family quarters of the Sunjuwan military Station in J&K. 2 Army soldiers were martyred while 4 others including one civilian were injured in the attack. 3 terrorists were also gunned down by the armed forces of India.
The Director General of Police SP Vaid has said on Sunday, “The operation is still going on. Intercepts suggest that the terrorists involved in the attack belong to Jaish-e-Mohammad group.”
While addressing to the media on the anti-terror operation, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, “I think it is not right to comment on the operation which is still going on. I am sure our jawans will successfully complete it.”
The Congress party President Rahul Gandhi has condemned the attack through his twitter handle. He wrote, “I strongly condemn the terror attack on our Army camp in Jammu in which 6 Indians have been martyred. All Indians, across political lines, stand united with our Army men and women. My prayers and thoughts are with the families of those killed and injured.”
As per the reports, earlier intelligence inputs had informed about an attack on the army or security camps by JeM ahead of the death anniversary of JeM leader Afzal Guru who was hanged on 9 February, 2013.
Meanwhile, when security forces continued with the search operations in the army camp on the other hand, ceasefire violation was reported in Rajouri and Nowshera sector late on Saturday evening. A woman was killed in the aimless firing by the Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector.