Indian Air Force probes 'drone attack' after blasts at Jammu airport
Jammu/IBNS: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is investigating a possible drone attack after two low-intensity blasts occurred at the Air Force Station of Jammu Airport in the early hours of Sunday.
National Bomb Data Centre experts and forensic teams were rushed to the Jammu airport after the blasts were reported at around 2 AM, said reports.
The blasts damaged the roof of a building while another explosion took place in an open area.
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.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 27, 2021
No injuries or damage to any equipment have been reported yet.
There was no damage to any equipment. Investigation is in progress along with civil agencies.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 27, 2021
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Vice Air Chief, Air Marshal HS Arora regarding the incident at Air Force Station in Jammu.
Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh spoke to Vice Air Chief, Air Marshal HS Arora regarding today’s incident at Air Force Station in Jammu. Air Marshal Vikram Singh is reaching Jammu to take stock of the situation.— रक्षा मंत्री कार्यालय/ RMO India (@DefenceMinIndia) June 27, 2021
The IAF has taken control of the Jammu Airport runway and the Air Traffic Control.