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FIR lodged after stone-pelting at Sunjwan Army camp

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Jammu, Feb 24: The Army has lodged an FIR against unidentified miscreants for pelting stones at a Sunjwan military station which recently came under attack by the militants.

Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 10 others, including four soldiers, were injured in the attack on the Sunjwan camp. Three militants, who had stormed the camp, were also killed in subsequent action.

An army official said unidentified people pelted stones at the camp along the Jammu-Pathankot bypass yesterday.

"The stone pelting was done on post number 12, which is adjacent to the area which was the suspected entry point of three terrorists," he said.

The FIR was lodged last evening, the official said. The police carried out inspections in the area from where the stone pelting was done, he added.

"Some suspects were identified by the police," the official said, adding that the police was keeping a vigil.

A senior police officer said an investigation was underway in the case.

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