Two explosions rock Jammu airport, nearby airbases on high alert, drones used for attack

Two explosions rock Jammu airport, nearby airbases on high alert, drones used for attack

Two explosions took place in the high security zone of the Air Force Station in Jammu in the early hours of Sunday

n a major security scare, two explosions rocked the high-security technical area of Air Force Station Jammu on the intervening night of June 26-27. Sources told India Today that two personnel sustained minor injuries but are out of danger.

The explosions took place within a span of five minutes in the early hours of Sunday; the first blast ripped off the roof of a building at 1:37 am while the second one was on the ground at 1:42 am.

“Two low intensity explosions were reported early Sunday morning in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station. One caused minor damage to the roof of a building while the other exploded in an open area. There was no damage to any equipment. Investigation is in progress along with civil agencies,” the official Twitter handle of the Indian Air Force tweeted.

The area was cordoned off by security forces within minutes. Police and forensic teams are at the site to ascertain the cause of the two explosions.

A massive search operation has been launched outside the Air Force station. Investigations are on and the matter is being probed from all angles. The terror angle has not been ruled out.

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