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Militant killed in ongoing Poonch gunfight: Army

Poonch: One unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight with a joint team of police and army in the Doori Dhok area of the Surankote area of Poonch district on Tuesday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, army’s 16 RR and 156 TA launched a cordon-and-search-operation in forest area of Doori Dhok.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight.

Army’s Jammu based PRO confirmed to GNS the killing of a militant. SSP Poonch Dr Vinod Kumar and other senior officers are at the spot, sources said. They said that operation was going on. (GNS)

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