Poonch: One soldier and an army officer martyred in a counter-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle between the army and terrorists erupted in Poonch-Rajouri forests, four days after five army personnel were killed in action in the same area.
The Jammu-Poonch-Rajouri highway has been closed due to the ongoing operation.
Officials said the encounter is taking place with the same group of terrorists who fired on a group of security personnel late at night on October 10. An army officer and four other soldiers were killed in action during the encounter in Dera Ki Gali (DKG) in Surankote area of Poonch district.
Earlier, the army said the two soldiers, including a JCO, were critically injured in the encounter.
“In an ongoing Counter-Terrorist operation in general area Nar Khas Forest, Mendhar Sub Division, District Poonch there has been exchange of fire between army troops and terrorists during evening hours on 14 Oct 2021,” said an army statement.
The army was chasing these terrorists for four days, but they were dodging the army by taking advantage of the high hills and forests till last evening when they came face to face with the army.
The incident comes amid a spurt in terrorist attacks and ceasefire violations along the Line of Control with Pakistan in recent weeks.
Earlier this week terrorists were found in Poonch
Poonch: According to reports, five terrorists hiding in the Dera area of Poonch are found. The search and rescue operation of the security forces was on. There is news of intermittent firing.
Efforts are on continuously to smear the terrorists. So that the terrorists will be killed. The security agency is worried that how to get out of this case. The reinforcement is being sent slowly.
One terrorist was arrested in Delhi today morning.
In the Jauri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, five soldiers including an army officer were martyred in an encounter with terrorists. According to the information, counter terrorist operation was going on in Pir Panjal range. During this, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and four jawans have been martyred.
In Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir, there was an encounter between terrorists and security forces on Monday morning. Defense PRO said, ‘On receipt of intelligence inputs, the security forces conducted a search operation in the villages adjacent to Dera ki Gali in Soorankot area of Poonch, during which there was an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces.
A terrorist was killed in an encounter by security forces in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir. The slain terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmed Dar. He was associated with the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba. Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said that Dar was involved in the recent civilian killings at Shahgund in Bandipora.
At the same time, there has been an encounter between security personnel and terrorists in Anantnag. In this, the security forces have killed a terrorist. During this, a policeman has been injured. Kashmir Zone Police said that the operation was going on till noon. There is information about the hiding of two terrorists here.
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