Operation to flush out JeM terrorists from the army camp is under way in Jammu. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has briefed Defense minister about the situation

The number of the injured has risen to 7 in Jammu terrorist attack. The injured include an army major, 2 women and 2 children. A jawan has been martyred in ensuing gunfight with the JeM terrorists who attacked Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu in the wee hours of Saturday. The jawan succumbed to his injuries.

A group of heavily armed militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed attacked an army camp early on Saturday.

The terrorists breached the rear side of the Sunjuwan army camp near Chenni on the outskirts of the city during the intervening night, officials said.

Red alert has been sounded in Jammu city and the authorities have declared closure of schools in the area.

"We have ordered closure of schools in Sunjawan area as a precautionary measure in the wake of the terror attack," a senior official said.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken with to J&K Director General of Police over phone on the terror attack. Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has briefed Defence Minister about present situation and operations in Sunjuwan.

Former CM of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah termed the terrorist attack 'disturbing', and hoped that the encounter ends soon.

The terrorists hurled grenades and used heavy volume of automatic gunfire to enter the Sunjuwan Military Station, police sources said.

Terrorists entered the army camp in Sunjuwan through a nallah from the backside of the camp.

The camp is home to many families of the armymen who live in the residential quarters inside the camp, and the terrorists are reported to be holed up near these quarters.

The home ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments.