Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a special meeting with Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh today. Sources told CNN-News18 that security and policy issues are being discussed at the meeting.
This important meeting took place as a result of a drone attack on Jammu Air Base on Sunday and subsequent incidents. Sources say the meeting started at 4 p.m.
Meanwhile, an investigation into the attack on the Jammu Air Force Station has been referred to the NIA. This was the first such attack in India, where Pakistani terrorists used drones to strike key targets. Two bombs exploded at the Indian Air Force airport in Jammu in the early hours of Sunday morning, seriously injuring two crew members.
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In fact, two bombs were dropped on an Indian Air Force base on Sunday morning, injuring two Indian Air Force personnel. The two explosions took place within six minutes at 1.40am.
The first explosion erupted on the roof of a one-story building at the technical site of the Indian Air Force airport in the Satwari area on the outskirts of the city. The second attack was on the ground.
Authorities said the drone-fired explosion may have been done using an RDX cocktail, but pending final confirmation.
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Sources told CNN-News18 that JeM may have been behind the attack, adding that the organization may have received support from another organization, as the attack “could not have happened without the involvement of Pakistani troops or ISI”.