Red alert in Jammu after terrorist attack on Special Task Force


A red alert was sounded in Jammu’s Doda district after two police personnel were seriously injured in a terrorist attack on a Special Task Force (STF) post.

An unidentified gunman fired at an STF post in Gandoh sub-division at around 2 PM today, and fled, police said.

Locals say the area hasn’t seen militant attacks for a long time.

Both policemen were initially taken to a Doda hospital, police said.

After their condition was determined to be critical, they were airlifted to Jammu for advanced treatment.

District and division-level police officers will visit the area later today, sources said.

Army personnel have already rushed to the site of the attack, and an operation has been launched to trace the gunman.

Police said an investigation is underway.

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