Poonch, Oct 25: Army’s counter-militancy operation continued on Monday in the Nar Khas forest area of Poonch district. Heavy firing and explosions were reported from the encounter site in the Bhata-Durian area.Earlier on Sunday, one militant , associated with proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was killed in the encounter, two policemen and an army men sustained injuries after terrorists opened fire during the search operations.
As already reported Counter-militancyu operation by the Army was launched in the area of Nar Khas Forest in Mendhar on the evening of October 14, which was initiated after five Army personnel were killed during an encounter with terrorists in the area.
Army;s special forces have been deployed to search and target small groups of terrorists hiding in the thick forests there. Nine Army soldiers have lost their lives in these operations so far.