Two blasts rock Air Force station at Jammu

All angles being investigated, no casualties reported

The first blast, which took place around 1.45 am, ripped off the roof of a building at the technical area of the airport manned by the Air Force on early Sunday morning.


Two explosions, within a gap of five minutes, rocked the high-security technical area of Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, officials said.

The first blast, which took place around 1.45 am, ripped off the roof of a building at the technical area of the airport manned by the Air Force. The second one was on the ground.

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There were no immediate reports of casualties.

There were reports of an explosion inside Air Force Station Jammu. There is no injury to any personnel or any damage to “any equipment. Investigation is on and further details are awaited,” a defence spokesperson said.

“All angles are being investigated on what caused the blast,” ndtv.com quoted Indian Air Force sources as saying.

The area was sealed by security forces within minutes.

A high-level meeting was underway at the Air Force station with senior police and Indian Air Force officials in attendance, sources said.

Jammu airport is a civil airport with the runway and the ATC under the IAF.

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