Kashmir: The armed forces on Sunday morning continue encounter following an overnight stop to chase the leftover militants of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) group at the military camp in Jammu’s Sunjuwan.
The operation started at 4.50am on Saturday when JeM militants targeted the family quarters in the Sunjuwan camp. The encounter takes the lives of nearly five military forces and wounded nine others.
Special forces have been enforced to attack on the terrorists hide out in the building.
“The encounter is on and the evacuation (of people from the family quarters) is in progress,” affirmed Jammu-based Army PRO Lt Col Devender Anand.
He added several families are there and the armed forces hope was to make sure their security.
Over 150 residences in the apartments had been cleared and the residents were shifted to the safe place army sources added. The encounter operations were being carried out with intense watchfulness.
A cop officer affirmed, two of the three militants shot down by the defense force were recovered from the Sunjuwan army camp on Sunday.
“The number of remaining ultras could be one or two,” he added.
On Saturday, around four militants entered into the high security military base and were first seen in the camp at 4.45am.
Army chief General Bipin Rawat arrived to Jammu on Saturday to overlook the condition.
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