J&K: Two low-intensity blasts took place in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station in the early hours of Sunday. Security agencies suspect that drones were used to drop bombs on the Air Force station. However, so far there has been no confirmation from the Indian Air Force regarding the drone. These explosions happened at 2 am. Bomb disposal and forensic teams were at the airport and the entire area was cordoned off.
Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is visiting Ladakh to review the operational preparedness of the force, is in touch with his Vice Air Chief, Air Marshal HS Arora, regarding the blast at the station. Singh said that Air Marshal Vikram Singh is reaching Jammu to take stock of the situation.
“One caused minor damage to the roof of a building while the other exploded in an open area,” the Indian Air Force (IAF) said in a statement. is.”
Defence Ministry PRO Lt Col Devendra Anand said, “There are reports of explosion inside Jammu Air Force Station. There is no injury to any personnel or damage to any equipment.” Security agencies suspect that drones were used to drop bombs on the Air Force station.
Security establishments said it is suspected that drones were used to drop IEDs inside the airport to trigger the blast. He also cited that drones were used in the past to drop weapons as it cannot be detected by radar. It is not confirmed whether drones were used to drop the bombs.