Students were evacuated from Carmel Convent as precautionary measure after police received information about suspicious activity of two people.
Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs) of the army and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the police conducted the search operation.
"The SOG conducted the search while the QRTs stood by in readiness," he said. "The operation was started to re-assure the locals and sanitize the area."
All sensitive installations in and around Jammu city have been put on high alert ahead of the country's Independence Day on August 15.
Jammu: Security increased outside Carmel Convent School after police received info of suspicious movement of 2 ppl. pic.twitter.com/6XIB7kaZGA— ANI (@ANI_news) August 12, 2016
Jammu: As precautionary measure,children have been asked to leave Carmel Convent School premises. Search op underway pic.twitter.com/gQNH1IpqiP— ANI (@ANI_news) August 12, 2016
Enhanced security outside Jammu Carmel convent school following information given by local. Children, students safe. pic.twitter.com/BVPJYgjuPY— ANI (@ANI_news) August 12, 2016
Jammu: Orderly evacuation as precautionary measure conducted in Carmel Convent school following info given by local. pic.twitter.com/cPX3tKhjA8— ANI (@ANI_news) August 12, 2016
Evacuation as precautionary measure conducted in Jammu school following info given by local. Students, teachers safe pic.twitter.com/HZ39FCFmUG— ANI (@ANI_news) August 12, 2016
(With inputs from IANS)