JKPOLICE Arrested one person connection with the attack on CISF Bus in Sunjwan Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday arrested one person in connection with the attack on a CISF bus in Sunjwan, that left one security personnel dead and nine others injured. One other suspect has been detained for questioning.
A bus carrying 15 personnel came under attack at 4.25 am near an Army camp in Sunjwan, on the outskirts of Jammu, on Friday. A senior official of the paramilitary force said the terrorists fired at the bus and lobbed grenades, killing Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) S P Patil and injuring other occupants of the bus.
CISF said its personnel were attacked by terrorists while going for an ongoing cordon and search operation. According to the police, the gunfight began when terrorists opened fire on the search party.
Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in the encounter that followed.
The encounter in Sunjwan took place amid heightened security arrangements in Jammu and Kashmir, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Samba district.
National Investigation Agency (NIA) will take over the investigation. NIA team had earlier visited Sunjwan area.