A military officer and a soldier have been critically injured in a counter terror operation in Jammu-Kashmir’s Poonch immediately. The continued gun battle between military and terrorists erupted in Poonch- Rajouri forests 4 days after 5 troopers have been killed in motion. Jammu-Poonch-Rajouri freeway has been closed as a result of operation
“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” stated a military spokesman.
“During the ensuing exchange of fire one JCO and one soldier have been critically injured. The operations are under progress. Update follows” he stated.
On Monday, 5 military troopers, together with a junior commissioned officer, have been killed throughout an encounter with terrorists in Dera Ki Gali (DKG) forest space.
Since then military has launched a large counter terrorist operation within the space.