Gunfight breaks out in Poonch woods

Reports said that a few Army personnel have received injuries in the gunfight and are being evacuated to hospital.
Gunfight breaks out in Poonch woods
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Rajouri Oct 11: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Chamrer forest area of Surankote in J&K's Poonch district on Monday, officials said.

"Based on intelligence inputs, today morning Indian Army has launched a Cordon and Search operation in villages close to DKG in Surankote jurisdiction of district Poonch. The encounter with terrorists is going on Further update follows, " an Army spokesman said.

Officials told Greater Kashmir that the area falls close to Rajouri-Poonch border near Dehra Ki Gali tourism point.

They said that more reinforcements of both army and police including senior officers have rushed to the spot.

Reports said that a few Army personnel have received injuries in the gunfight so far and their evacuation is going on.

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