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Suspicious youth detained outside Army camp in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A youth was detained and handed over to police for investigation after he was found moving suspiciously outside a military station here, a defence said Sunday.

The youth was confronted by the outside the main gate of Sunjuwan military station, a sprawling camp in the outskirts of the city which was targeted by a three-member suicide squad of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists in February last year.

"A suspicious movement by a young man was noticed in close vicinity of Sunjuwan Military Station Gate around 1310 hours on Saturday. The movement of young man loitering in close vicinity of Gate was closely monitored by the alert Army personnel on duty," the said.

Following the drills and procedures, he said the army personnel asked the individual to prove his identity.

"The individual failed to prove his identity. Subsequently, he was handed over to local police at the station for investigation and further necessary action," the said.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 19:16 IST