J-K: Army, police officers injured in encounter between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag
J&K: An encounter continues to erupt between security forces and terrorists in several areas of Jammu and Kashmir as security forces widen search operation is the state.
In the fresh encounter that broke out this morning between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag, officers from the Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police were injured.
Jammu and Kashmir Police also took to their official ‘X’ handle (former Twitter) and wrote, "An encounter has started in Kokernag area of Anantnag. Officers from te Army and JKP (Jammu and Kashmir Police) injured. Details shall follow."
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, one terrorist was gunned down in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district in the ongoing exchange firefight between the security forces and terrorists that began a day ago.
"Second terrorist has been gunned down in the ongoing encounter in Narla area of Rajouri," Mukesh Singh, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Jammu said.
On Tuesday, a top police official said one terrorist was gunned down while a soldier also lost his life in the encounter, which broke out in the Narla area. Three security personnel, including a Special Police Officer (SPO), also sustained injuries in the exchange of fire.
One #terrorist killed. One army jawan #martyred, three others including one #Police SPO injured in the ensuing #encounter in Narla area of #Rajouri district. — Police Media Centre Jammu (@ZPHQJammu) September 12, 2023
A six-year-old dog (female labrador) from the Army's canine unit also laid down her life shielding her handler during the encounter.
Last week also a terrorist was killed in an encounter in a joint operation conducted by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir police last week in the Reasi district.
- With inputs from agencies