Two drones were used to carry out an attack inside the Air Force base in Jammu on Sunday, sources said.
“There is no damage to any aircraft in the blasts. Two personnel suffered minor injuries,” they added.
Two low intensity explosions were reported early Sunday morning in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station. One caused minor damage to the roof of a building while the other exploded in an open area.
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Two explosions, within a gap of five minutes, rocked the high-security technical area of the Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, officials said.
The first blast, which took place around 1.45 am, ripped off the roof of a building in the technical area of the airport manned by the Indian Air Force. The second blast occurred in an open area. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
“There were reports of an explosion inside Air Force Station, Jammu. There is no injury to any personnel or any damage to any equipment. Investigation is on and further details are awaited,” a defence spokesperson said.
The area was sealed by security forces within minutes.
A high-level meeting was under way at the Air Force station with senior police and Indian Air Force officials in attendance, sources said.
The Jammu airport is a civil airport with the runway and the ATC under the IAF. Agencies.