While a final conclusion on the Sunjuwan attack will emerge only after further investigation, the preliminary probe states that the militants could've been part of a large group of around 40 Pakistan-trained militants, who crossed over from the Line of Control (LoC) sometime back.
At least one soldier has been killed as two gunmen opened fire near a paramilitary camp in the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
"We have fought three wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971 and have won all of them, even Kargil war, but our basic problem has not been resolved", she said, insisting a solution to the Kashmir question lay in talks alone. Civil constructions are taking place close to the peripherial areas and we are facing hardships to remove them."Whether to remove or not.and they are being constructed illegally or with permission.is being studied by me", she said".
The Pakistani Army has a direct role in planning terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu told reporters at the Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur, 200 km from Srinagar.
Reacting to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's warning to Pakistan, Islamabad said on Tuesday that any "Indian aggression" will not go "unpunished". These were being responded appropriately, she said.
"Giving evidence to Pakistan will have to be a continuous process because its involvement has to be proven again and again". "Pakistan will pay for this misadventure". "Pakistan army initiated ceasefire violation by resorting to small arms, automatics, and mortar firing in Noushera sector in Rajouri district from 1815 hours today", a defence spokesperson said. However, she claimed, "Activities of terrorists in the hinterlands are severely curtailed due to relentless efforts of security forces". She said, "I wish to express my deepest condolences on loss of lives of our soldiers". She complemented the valour of soldiers for carrying out the entire operation with precision. "Six fatal casualties, including a civilian were caused by the terrorists". Three terrorists were also gunned down. There were reports of 4 terrorists.
She informed that a counter-terrorism plan has already been put into action.