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Two explosions rock technical area of Jammu airport; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh takes stock of situation

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Vice Air Chief, Air Marshal HS Arora regarding the incident at Air Force Station in Jammu.

June 27, 2021 / 08:16 AM IST
Image: ANI

Image: ANI

Two explosions within a gap of five minutes rocked the high-security technical area of Jammu airport in the early hours on June 27. The explosions took place around 1.45 am. Security agencies suspect that drones were used to drop bombs at the Air Force station.

"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," the Indian Air Force said.

It further said that there was no damage to any equipment. "Investigation is in progress along with civil agencies," it added.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took stock of the situation. He spoke to Vice Air Chief, Air Marshal HS Arora regarding the incident at Air Force Station in Jammu, his office said, adding that Air Marshal Vikram Singh will visit Jammu to take stock of the situation.