Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Two terrorists attempting to infiltrate an army company operating base in Pargal in the Darhal area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri were neutralised, an Army official said on Thursday.
According to officials, in the attack that took place 25 km from Rajouri and three Army personnel lost their lives.
Security officials have cordoned off the area and additional parties have been dispatched to the location.
Mukesh Singh, Additional Director General of Police, Jammu Zone said, “Someone tried to cross the fence of the Army camp at Pargal in Darhal area of Rajouri. Exchange of fire took place. Additional parties despatched for the location, 6 km from Darhal PS. Two terrorists killed.”
J&K | In a terrorist attack 25 kms from Rajouri, two terrorists carried out a suicide attack on an Army company operating base. Both terrorists killed while 3 soldiers lost their lives. Operations in progress.
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The attack comes days ahead of the celebration of the 75th Independence Day.
The operation is underway.
The attack comes a day after three LeT terrorists were neutralised by security forces in Budgam. One of the killed terrorists was involved in the killing of civilians Rahul Bhat and Amreen Bhat.