Three GREF personnel killed in Jammu terror attack


Jammu, Jan 9 : Three personnel of General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) were killed after the terrorists attacked a GREF camp in Jammu district on Monday.

A high alert was sounded in Jammu on Monday after terrorists killed three labourers of the General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) near the international border (IB).

Terrorists had attacked a GREF camp around 2 a.m. in Battal area in Akhnoor sector of the IB, a police officer said

The attack took place in Battal area near the international border, police said.

“The attack has taken place in the morning. Reinforcements have been rushed to tackle the terrorists,” a senior police officer said in Jammu.

The GREF is the parent cadre force of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) that builds and maintains border roads in the country.

Schools and colleges in Akhnoor sub-division closed in wake of attack on GREF Platoon in Batla.
Wefornews Bureau

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