Gunfight Between Terrorists, Forces In Jammu, Day After Attack Averted

Police said two to three terrorists are involved in the ongoing encounter in Sidhra. (Representational)


Security forces are engaged in a fierce gunfight with terrorists at Jammu’s Sidhra this morning, day after a terror attack was averted in Udhampur.

The gunfight that erupted around 7.30 am involves two to three terrorists, police said.

The encounter is ongoing and more details are awaited.

Yesterday, a major terrorist attack was averted in Udhampur near Jammu after a 15 kg improvised explosive device (IED) was defused by police.

Officials said a major terror plan was averted when the cylindrical shaped IED, 300-400 grams of RDX, seven 7.62 mm cartridges and five detonators were recovered in Basantgarh area.

Police also recovered a coded sheet and letter pad page of terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)  and detained a suspect.

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