Jammu: Security forces and militants were
tonight engaged in a fierce gun battle in Poonch district in
Jammu and Kashmir.
Acting on intelligence inputs about the movement of
four-five militants in Gujjar-Kheera forest belt in the
district, Army troops and Police launched a cordon and search
operation, officials told a news agency.
Troops came under heavy fire during the search
operation after which they retaliated, they said.
Nearly four militants are in the cordon, they said.