Jammu drone attack aimed at projecting ‘worsening situation’ in UT

29 Jun, 2021, 09.14 AM IST

Pakistan and terror groups backed by it want to project, especially before the Democrat administration in the US, that the human rights situation had worsened in J&K, frustrating the locals, after the Modi government scrapped Article 370 and kept the political process in abeyance, they said.

Indian Air Force airbase drone attack: Explosions were deafening, we were shocked, say residents

28 Jun, 2021, 05.07 PM IST

Hearing the explosions, several people from areas such as Belicharana, Karan-Bagh, Gaddigar, Boharcamp and Satwari reached the air force station, despite Covid restrictions, with no idea that it had been hit by drones.

Drone brings terror and a message: Time to gear up

28 Jun, 2021, 11.31 AM IST

With terror outfits rapidly adapting to technological advances, such attacks will only get sophisticated and deadlier in the future. “Other military bases and other critical civilian infrastructure like oil refineries could be targeted.

First drone terror attack at Indian installation; Indian Air Force personnel injured

28 Jun, 2021, 08.46 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said the drones were used to drop explosives inside the air force station and that a first information report was registered under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. “There was use of drone with payload in both the blasts at Jammu airfield suspected to have dropped the explosive material. Police have registered an FIR and investigation is on,” Singh told media persons.

Terror attack at IAF station in Jammu: What we know so far

27 Jun, 2021, 08.50 PM IST

Two consecutive explosions took place at the high security Jammu Air Force station in the early hours of Sunday. The drones crashed into the IAF station at Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, perhaps the first time that suspected Pakistan-based terrorists have used unmanned aerial vehicles in an attack, the officials said.

Two explosives-laden drones crash into IAF station at Jammu airport, two people injured

27 Jun, 2021, 03.20 PM IST

Two Indian Air Force personnel were injured in the explosions that took place around 1.40 am within six minutes of each other. The first blast ripped off the roof of a single-storey building at the high security technical area of the airport manned by the IAF in Satwari area of the city. The second one was on the ground, the officials said.

Jammu Air Force station explosion: Alert sounded in Punjab’s Pathankot

27 Jun, 2021, 02.49 PM IST

“We are on our guard in view of the situation. Whenever there is an incident of this kind, maximum alert is sounded in neighbouring areas,” Pathankot’s Senior Superintendent of Police, Surendra Lamba, told PTI over phone when asked if additional security measures have been put in place in wake of the Jammu incident.


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