Day After Jammu Air Force Incident, Army Says Two Drone Activities Foiled In Military Area Jammu

652984 pti indian army Day After Jammu Air Force Incident, Army Says Two Drone Activities Foiled In Military Area Jammu

MS Nazki

Jammu, June 28 (GNS): Army on Monday claimed to have foiled a “major threat” by averting two separate drone activities in Ratnuchak- Kaluchak military area in Jammu. The claim comes a day after two bombs were reportedly dropped inside the Indian Air Force (IAF) station adjacent to Jammu Airport in Satwari area using the drones, causing minor damage to a hall and lawn besides injuries to two IAF personnel.

“On midnight of 27-28 June 2021, two separate Drone activities (one at 2345 hours and another at 0240 hours) were spotted over Ratnuchak- Kaluchak Military area by alert troops,” Lt Col Devender Anand, PRO (Defense), said in a statement to GNS.

“Immediately, high alert was sounded and Quick Reaction Teams engaged them with firing,” the defense ministry spokesman said, adding, “Both drones flew away.”

He said a “major threat was thwarted by the alertness and proactive approach of troops.” “The security forces are on high alert and the search operation is in progress,” he added. (GNS)

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