Poonch: 3 armed forces personnel injured, militant taken for identification ‘could not be extracted back’

[FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed.]

Poonch: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday said that three armed forces personnel were injured and a militant who was taken to the gunfight site also sustained injuries and he “couldn’t be extracted back” at Bhata-Dhurian site in Poonch.

Police said that Zia Mustafa, a Pakistani LeT militant was taken to Bhata Durian for identification of a hideout during the ongoing operation in which three army personnel and a JCO were killed.

“During the search when team approached hideout, militants again opened fire on joint team of police and army personnel in which two cops and an army personnel  sustained injuries.”

“Mustafa also sustained injuries and he could not be extracted from the site due to heavy fire,” the police said.


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