Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday arrived in Jammu and is scheduled to visit Rajouri where 5 army personnel were killed in a blast during a gunfight in Kandi forest area yesterday.
An official said that Rajnath Singh landed in Jammu today where he was received by Army Chief Manoj Pande and Lt Governor Manoj Sinha
He said that Singh will head towards Rajouri to take a security assessment amid the ongoing anti-militancy operation in the area.
5 army personnel were killed and an officer was injured after militants triggered a blast during a gunfight in Kandi forest area on Friday.
Earlier, today army said that a militant has been killed while another one is likely injured as the operation resumed in Kandi forest area. (KNO)