In yet another terrorist attack across the valley, three personnel from General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) martyred at the Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir on January 9. The attack took place in the wee hours when three terrorists open fired at the GREF camp. Three other GREF personnel sustained critical injuries.

As said by the police, as of now there is no firing has been stopped and the area has been cordoned off.

The GREF camp is situated 2 Km away from the Line of Control (LoC). On January 9, three terrorists crossed the LoC and open fired at the camp. A high alert was sounded following the attack.

After the surgical strike was conducted by India, a total of 146 terrorists have been killed in 97 incidents of encounter between militants and the Indian security force in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016.

Earlier on November 29, Jammu was throttled by two terror attacks in which seven army personnel, including two Major-rank officers, were killed and eight other security men, including a BSF DIG, were injured, before six heavily-armed terrorists were eliminated in the separate fierce encounters.