Confirming the death of twelve people in the twin attack by militants in Kuthua and samba, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah hoped that the attacks should not derail the talks between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan.
“Twelve people have been killed so far in the attacks carried out by militants first on police station Kuthua and then on an Army camp in Samba, the details are awaited,” Chief Minister, said in a press conference.
He hoped that these attacks should not derail the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharief.
Meanwhile defence spokesperson in Jammu SN Acharya reportedly said that, “Three army personnel, including a Lt Col and two jawans, have been killed and three others have been injured in the operation and the gun fight is still on.”
Confirming the militant attack, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said that first a police station was attacked and then militants attacked an Army camp where an operation against them is going on.
Shinde said information is being collected on the attack. “There has been an attack on a police station and an army camp…we are collecting information,” the home minister reportedly said.