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Three-day-long operation ends in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch; four terrorists killed

The three-day-long operation against militants in Poonch district of Jammu region ended on Tuesday evening, police said, although search operations are still continuing in the area.


Three-day-long operation ends in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch; four terrorists killed

Jammu: The three-day-long operation against militants in Poonch district of Jammu region ended on Tuesday evening, police said, although search operations are still continuing in the area.

The police said the operation against holed up militants in the under construction Mini Secretariat building in Poonch town ended without another body of a militant having been found inside.

Firing had started between the holed up militants and security forces in the area on Sunday.

Four militants and a policeman were killed in the gunfight while five others, including a Sub-Inspector of Police, a civilian and three army soldiers, were injured. 

The Army had pressed its elite commandos into the operation to flush out the holed up militants.

While three militants were killed on Sunday, the body of the fourth militant was found by the search parties of the Army inside the 60-room building on Monday.

 

 

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