Samba attack: Special Forces moved to eliminate remaining terrorists

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): The Indian Army has moved in Special Forces to eliminate the remaining terrorists who have walked inside the army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.

"Special Forces have moved to eliminate remaining terrorists," said army sources on the Samba attack.

According to latest reports, a gun battle is still on and the army choppers are hovering over the site. Personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the state police have joined the army in the attempt to flush out the terrorists, who have killed at least five unarmed army men.

According to reports, two terrorists have been killed.

In a major attack, terrorists dressed in army fatigues have killed at least 12 people in a police station in Hiranagar in Kathua district and at an Army cantonment nearby this morning.

Over a dozen people are injured and more casualties are feared.

The militants first attacked a police station in Hiranagar of Kathua district.

"So far the information we have received is that a group of terrorists numbering either three or four attacked the police station at Hiranagar at around 6:45 in the morning. In that incident, four policemen were killed, one ASI was injured and a civilian was killed," said Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami.

The militants later intercepted a truck on the highway, boarded it and forced its driver to move towards Jammu. The militants stopped the vehicle near the gate of an army camp in Samba and attacked the camp.

The militants started firing inside the army area, initiating the encounter with the security personnel.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)


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