Firing resumes at DKG gunfight site after 16 hours

An official said that the firefight resumed at around 2:10 PM today near the seasonal hutments in the area.
Cops on standby near Dehra ki Gali forest area where militants are believed to be hiding along the Poonch-Rajouri border in Jammu on Tuesday October 12, 2021.
Cops on standby near Dehra ki Gali forest area where militants are believed to be hiding along the Poonch-Rajouri border in Jammu on Tuesday October 12, 2021.GK Photo

Rajouri Oct 12: Firing resumed between security forces and hiding militants after a lull of 16 hours at the encounter site in Dehra Ki Gali forest area along the Rajouri-Poonch border on Tuesday afternoon where five soldiers were killed a day before, official sources told Greater Kashmir.

An official said that the firefight resumed at around 2:10 PM today near the seasonal hutments in the area.

A JCO and four soldiers were killed in the gunfight on Monday morning hours after the security forces launched a search operation in the area.

Senior police and Army officers are camping in the area and are personally monitoring the operation.

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