Jammu & Kashmir terror attack - 2 soldiers killed, encounter still on
A group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists attacked an Indian Army camp in Sunjuwan town on the national highway connecting Jammu to Srinagar. Two soldiers were killed and nine people were injured. Among the injured are a Colonel and a child.
Attack happened despite a high security alert
Three of the terrorists have been killed and the Army operation which is still on. Most of the people living in the camp were moved out to target the terrorists. Choppers and drones are being used to track where the terrorists are going.
The attack on the Army's residential complex comes on the day that is the fifth anniversary of the hanging of Afzal Guru, a convict in the 2001 Parliament attack that was carried out by the Jaish. The soldiers and their families were sleeping when the attack started.
This is the second terrorist attack on the camp. Twelve soldiers were killed when the same camp was attacked by terrorists on 28 June 28, 2003. The attack happened even though there was a security alert in place.