Investigators are also examining the possible use of drones to drop the explosives at the airport that has various assets of the IAF, they said.
New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is investigating whether the two low-intensity explosions at its Jammu base on Sunday were part of a terrorist attack, sources close to the defense establishment and the United Nations said. Security.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh’s office said it had spoken to Deputy Air Chief Air Marshal HS Arora about the blasts.
Investigators are also examining the possible use of drones to drop explosives at the airport which has various IAF assets, they said.
In a Twitter post, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said two “low-intensity explosions” were reported early Sunday morning in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station and that the ‘one of them caused minor damage to the roof of a detonated in an open area.
“No equipment was damaged. An investigation is underway with civilian agencies,” he said.
The people named above said that all angles, including the possible involvement of terrorist networks in the blasts, are being considered.
“Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh spoke with Vice Air Chief Air Marshal HS Arora about today’s incident at Jammu Air Base. air Vikram Singh arrives in Jammu to take stock of the situation, ”he tweeted.
The people named above said that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria had been informed of the blasts.
The IAF chief is on a three-day visit to Bangladesh starting Saturday.
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