Jammu, Dec 30 : Suspected terrorists opened fire at Ratnuchak Military Station in Bari Brahmana area in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Sunday triggering a gunfight with security forces.
A search operation was launched immediately after two suspected terrorists fired at the Sentry post of the Ratnuchak Military Station on the outskirts of Jammu.
A search operation is underway.
A suspicious movement was noticed by the Sentry on duty around 1.50 a.m. at Ratnuchak Military Station in Bari Brahmana area, Defence Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said.
“The suspects were challenged but they did not stop, thereafter warning shots were fired by the Sentry. The suspects fired back and rushed out of the sight,” Anand said.
The incident comes less than a day after security forces gunned down four Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists in Pulwama in a major operation.