Terrorists Attack Army Unit In Nagrota, Seven Soldiers Martyred


Update: Three terrorists gunned down,12 soldiers, two women and two children rescued. Three AK 47,20 AK magazines,16 pistol rounds, 31 grenades and other war like stores recovered: ADG BSF.

Update: 7 soldiers, including 2 officers and 5 jawans, killed in terror attack on army base in Nagrota near Jammu. Three heavily armed terrorists had stormed the army base.

Update: BSF DIG, two jawans injured in cross border firing during mopping-up operations in Samba sector: BSF officials., reports news agency PTI.

Update: Three soldiers have been reportedly killed and two others injured in a terror attack on an army artillery unit in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning. Firing is still on between the army and the terrorists.

Srinagar: An unspecified number of terrorists attacked an Army unit in Nagrota near Jammu on Tuesday.

The terrorists reportedly lobbed grenades and opened fire at soldiers around 5:30am.

Two soldiers have reportedly been injured in the firing.

The area has been cordoned off and an exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces is under way.

The administration ordered schools in Nagrota to shut, after exchange of fire between Army and terrorists began.

In an another attack, area of Border Out Post Chamliyal, Samba(J&K) a suspicious movement was noticed and the area was immediately cordoned off, said BSF official.When challenged, BSF patrol was fired upon by miscreants holed up in a tube well pumphouse. The firing  was later retaliated by the BSF officials. News agency ANI reported that in the Samba infiltration bid two terrorists have been killed, whereas the operation still continues.

There has been a spurt in attacks and infiltration attempts by terrorists from across the border over the past few weeks.

In September, 19 soldiers were killed when terrorists from Pakistan attacked an army base in Uri. A few days later, the army carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control targeting staging areas for terrorists planning to attack Indian cities.