A Militant killed in an encounter in Poonch
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  • (January 16-22, 2012)

    According to reports, a militant was killed when a gun-battle broke out between militants and security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. Acting on a tip off, soldiers of 39 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of police launched a cordon and search operation in Chak Banola (Chatral) forest belt in Mendhar tehsil of Poonch district. The militants opened fire on the security forces who also retaliated which resulted in a fierce gun-battle between the two sides. 1