POONCH: One unidentified militant has been killed in an encounter with a joint team of police and army in the Doori Dhok area of the Surankote area of Poonch district on Tuesday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police, army’s 16 RR and 156 TA launched a cordon-and-search-operation in the forest area of Doori Dhok.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight. Army’s Jammu based PRO confirmed the killing of a militant. SSP Poonch Dr Vinod Kumar and other senior officers are on the spot, sources said. They said that the operation was going on. (GNS)