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Fourth holed-up militant in Jammu attack killed

IANS  |  Jammu 

Security forces on Sunday gunned down one more militant who was holed-up inside an camp here after a group of terrorists attacked the station, killing five soldiers and a civilian on Saturday.

With this, the number of militants killed in the attack has risen to four, defence officials said. At least 10 persons, including soldiers, women and children, were injured.

The officials said the operation was still on even as no more gun shots were fired at the after the death of the fourth militant. Searches are now going on to sanitise the camp.

A group of heavily armed militants entered the base station around 4.45 a.m. on Saturday.

The militants managed to enter the Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) quarters inside the camp while everyone was asleep.

Para commandos from the Army's Udhampur-headquartered were airlifted to flush out the militants. The provided aerial surveillance.

Indian arrived here on Sunday to review the operation that lasted for nearly 30 hours.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 12:04 IST
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