Defence minister leaves for Jammu after back-to-back militant strikes

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February 12, 2018

In wake of the continuous militant  attacks on the Army and CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Defence Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday left for Jammu to assess the security situation in the state.

Meanwhile, a CRPF personnel has lost his life in the ongoing encounter at the 23 CRPF camp in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar, where two armed- militant  were spotted in the wee hours of Monday morning.

Earlier on Saturday,  militant  barged into the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu, killing five security personnel and one civilian.

Six army personnel and six civilians are injured.Four  militant  belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) have been killed.Combing operations are underway at the Sunjuwan Army Camp. –(Agencies)

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