JK News Today


Jammu, November 30

The troops are carrying out extensive combing of area around 116 Field Regiment, where heavily armed terrorists mounted an attack killing 7 soldiers yesterday to search for more terrorists, if any, present in the area.

The place is about three kilometers upwards the headquarters of 16 Corps of Indian Army at Nagrota where terrorists armed with grenades, assault rifles and other live ammunition  carried out  fidayeen attack, lobbed grenades and  opened heavy gun fire inflicting fatalities on the army side

The Army sources had told yesterday that there were four terrorists involved in the attack, but they have so far recovered only three bodies.


Alert has been sounded around especially at the world famous shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi and its base camp Katra which is about thirty kilometers from the spot where attack happened yesterday.

The Nagrota  army camp is spread over to miles in the hills and infested in jungles . Massive search operations  have  been launched.

This is the first major attack of the  terrorists in Jammu region, while second in Jammu and Kashmir  after September 18 Uri attack in which 19 soldiers lost their lives.