Searches launched after suspected militants exchanged fire with soldiers in Jammu
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Searches launched after suspected militants exchanged fire with soldiers in Jammu

It may be stated here that a grenade blast rocked Jammu Bus Stand on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday here.

india Updated: Dec 30, 2018 13:25 IST
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Suspected militants opened fire at an army camp in Ratnuchak area of Jammu on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday before fleeing from the spot.(AFP)

Following grenade attack at Jammu bus stand on the intervening night on Friday and Saturday, suspected militants opened fire at an army camp in Ratnuchak area of Jammu on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday before fleeing from the spot.

The army has launched a massive search operation in the area.

“In Ratnuchak Military Station, a suspicious movement was noticed by the sentry on duty around 0150 hours today (1.50 am on Sunday). The suspects were challenged but they did not stop, thereafter warning shots were fired by the sentry. The suspects fired back at the sentry and rushed out of sight. The search operation is still on”, said Defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand.

A grenade blast had rocked Jammu Bus Stand on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

Suspected terrorists had hurled a grenade near Bus Stand police station that exploded around 12:20 am on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday in the temple city, said a police official.

First Published: Dec 30, 2018 10:51 IST