Fatal Gunfight in Rajouri Claims Life of Militant
Militant Killed in Gunfight with Security Forces in Dassal Gujran Forest Area of Rajouri District
SRINAGAR: On Friday, officials reported that a militant was killed in a brief gunfight with counter-insurgent forces in the forest area of Dassal Gujran in Rajouri district. The defense ministry spokesperson based in Jammu confirmed the retrieval of one militant’s body.
According to a statement released by the Army, the Indian Army, in collaboration with JKP (Jammu and Kashmir Police), conducted a joint operation and set up intelligence-based ambushes upon noticing suspicious movement in the forest area of Dassal Gujran near Rajouri on the night of June 1st and 2nd, 2023.
The statement further mentioned that the encounter ensued when militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated. Sporadic firing continued throughout the night.
“A joint team of Indian Army and JKP launched search operations in the morning,” the statement added.