Security forces deployed outside Bhata Dhuriyan village.
An encounter took place between terrorists and security forces on Thursday after Monday in Jammu and Kashmir. Two, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a jawan were martyred. The encounter took place in the Bhimber Gali area near the Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch National Highway, which comes under Mendhar sub-division. Here is the Bhata Dhuriyan village and the terrorists opened fire on the army squad which was conducting a search operation in this village.
Earlier on Monday, five soldiers were martyred in a terrorist attack in the same area.
According to media reports, the Dera in Gali area, where the encounter took place three days ago, also took place on Thursday at some distance from the same area. The firing was going on till the writing of the news.
According to an official, the security forces are conducting an anti-terrorist operation here. This region is densely forested and connects Rajouri and Poonch districts. Security forces had cordoned off the Bhata Bhurian area on Thursday.
terrorists started firing
According to an official, the security forces cordoned off the area and started a search operation here. During this, the hiding terrorists started firing on the security forces. During this, a JCO and a jawan were shot. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but could not be saved. After this, another contingent of security forces was sent to the spot. The security cordon was tightened and the search operation was continued.
Search operation is being conducted in this area for the fourth consecutive day. On October 12, five of our jawans were martyred in this area. It is not yet clear which group of terrorists is hiding here. The question before the army is whether these are the same terrorists who killed five soldiers on Monday or is there some other group. At present, the traffic on Poonch-Rajouri Highway has been closed.
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