Jammu and Kashmir Police said that the attack seems to be a 'fidayeen', first such attack of 2018. Heavy firing is on. The area was cordoned off after the arrival of the Army's special forces and SOG. Schools within 500 metres of the camp have been asked to remain closed by the district administration.
"Around 4.55am, suspicious movement was noticed by the santri. The santri bunker was fired upon and they retaliated. The number of terrorists isn't known, they've been cornered in one of the family quarters. The operation is on," Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal said.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to the Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the situation following a Sunjuwan army camp terror attack.
The J-K DGP SP Vaid has briefed the home minister about the counter operations launched by the security forces while Rajnath has directed officials of the Home Ministry to look into the matter.
Meanwhile, the home minister is monitoring the situation closely, officials said.
Notably, Terrorist had attacked the same army station in 2006. Twelve soldiers were killed and seven others were injured in that attack before the two fidayeen (suicide) terrorists were killed.