Poonch gunfight ends, four terrorists killed
Jammu: The three-day-long operation against militants in Poonch district of Jammu region ended on Tuesday, 13th September 2016 evening. However search operations are still continuing in the area, police and security forces said..
The police said the operation against holed up militants in the under construction Mini Secretariat building in Poonch town ended with two more bodies of militants having been found inside.
Firing had started between the holed up militants and security forces in the area on Sunday, 11th September 2016..
Four militants and a policeman were killed in the gunfight while five others, including a Sub-Inspector of Police, a civilian and three army soldiers, were injured.
The Army had pressed its elite commandos into the operation to flush out the holed up militants.While two militants were killed on Sunday, the body of the remaining militants were found by the search parties of the Army inside the 60-room building on Monday and Wednesday.
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