Two militants, armed forces personnel killed in ongoing Rajouri military Op: Police

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in JK's border area near Line of Control. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed].

Rajouri: One more militant was killed in a military operation in Rajouri district, officials said on Wednesday. In all, two militants and an army perosnnel were killed in the operation, they said.

Lt Col Suneel Bartwal, PRO (Defence) Jammu, told GNS that Indian Army and JKP have been tracking two militants since September 7. A heavy firefight on September 12 led to the death of one militant at Narla area of the district, he said.

“Despite challenging weather and terrain, the second militant was killed today and significant warlike stores were seized,” he said.

One army personnel from 63 Rashtriya Rifles was also killed. “An Army dog was also killed” and an SPO has sustained injuries.

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