Two ‘Low-Intensity’ Blasts Hit Jammu Air Force Base
A security personnel stands guard during snowfall in Srinagar. Heavy snowfall forced the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and the suspension of air traffic to Kashmir. 

Two ‘Low-Intensity’ Blasts Hit Jammu Air Force Base

Two “low-intensity” blasts rocked an Indian Air Force base in the northern city of Jammu on Sunday.

“One caused minor damage to the roof of a building, while the other exploded in an open area,” the Indian Air Force said in a tweet. “There was no damage to any equipment. Investigation is in progress along with civil agencies.”

According to a Bloomberg report, however, two people were injured in what is suspected to be a drone attack. One of the explosions took place in the barracks, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, asking not to be identified because the investigation is ongoing.

Kashmir, along with Jammu, is the only Muslim-majority state in India. In 2019, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked seven decades of autonomy in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. That raised the possibility of a renewed insurgency in the troubled region.

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