In what apparently seems to be a terror attack using drones, two blasts took place on an Indian military facility. It was at the Air Force base in Jammu Airport in the wee hours of Sunday.
The two Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel suffered minor injuries in these explosions. It rocked the high security airport located around 14 km from the border with Pakistan.
One of the blasts caused damage to the roof of a building in the technical section. Another bomb exploded in an open area.
The attack at the IAF station in Jammu is a terror attack,” said Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
An FIR has been registered under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. This will help in the arrest of suspects and their detention for up to six months without evidence. The National Investigation Agency will probe the blasts.
The IAF teams, the National Bomb Data Centre, forensic experts and the Jammu and Kashmir police are also investigating the attack.
These blasts took place hours before Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General MM Naravane’s three-day visit to Ladakh. They will be reviewing India’s operational readiness and will interact with troops in the backdrop of a drawn-out standoff with China.
As per reports, Pakistan has been using drones to drop weapons across the border for past two years.
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