Manish Mehta Defence PRO
Manish Mehta Defence PRO

In an interaction with media, Defence Public Relation Officer (PRO) said, “seven Indian Army personnel including two officers and five jawans lost their lives in the Nagrota terror attack.”

“3 heavily armed terrorists in police uniform entered in officers’ mess building complex, fired heavily & attacked with grenades,” he said.

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PRO also said that search operation has not ended yet. The operation is to be continued tomorrow.

“12 jawans, 2 ladies & 2 children were inside.There was hostage like situation which was successfully neutralised,” he added.

Total of 2 army officers&5 jawans have lost their lives in Nagrota terror attack. Three terrorists have been neutralised so far and will resume combing operation tomorrow.

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Militants in police uniform today attacked an army artillery unit in Nagrota on the outskirts of the city.

Earlier, a senior Army officer said that heavily-armed militants in police uniform stormed the 166 artillery unit, opening indiscriminate fire.