Second encounter in four days: Encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, JCO and a soldier martyred


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Security forces deployed outside Bhata Dhuriyan village.

An encounter took place between terrorists and security forces on Thursday after Monday in Jammu and Kashmir. Two, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a jawan were martyred. The encounter took place in the Bhimber Gali area near the Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch National Highway, which comes under Mendhar sub-division. Here is Bhata Dhuriyan village and in this village the terrorists opened fire on the army squad running the search operation.

Earlier on Monday, five soldiers were martyred in a terrorist attack in the same area.

encounter in close quarters
According to media reports, the Dera in the Gali area where the encounter took place three days ago, on Thursday also an encounter took place at some distance from the same area. The firing was going on till the writing of the news.

According to an official, the security forces are conducting an anti-terrorist operation here. The area is densely forested and connects the districts of Rajouri and Poonch. Security forces had cordoned off the Bhata Bhurian area on Thursday.

terrorists started firing
According to an officer- Security forces started the search operation here after encircling the area. During this, the hiding terrorists started firing on the security forces. During this, a JCO and a jawan were shot. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but could not be saved. After this, another contingent of security forces was sent to the spot. The security cordon was tightened and the search operation was continued.

Search operation is being conducted in this area for the fourth consecutive day. On October 12, five of our jawans were martyred in this area. So far it is not clear which group of terrorists are hiding here. The question in front of the army is whether these are the same terrorists who had killed five soldiers on Monday or is it some other group. For the time being, traffic on Poonch-Rajouri Highway has been closed.

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