Published On : Mon, Sep 12th, 2016

Firing resumes in Poonch, one terrorist still holed up

Firing has again started in Poonch between terrorists and security forces and the encounter which was believed to have ended after elimination of three terrorists has again commenced.

Reports say one terrorist is still holed up in the area where the army killed three terrorists and rescued an elderly couple taken hostage by the latter on Sunday.

Three terrorists and a policeman were on Sunday killed and six others, including a police officer, were injured in twin encounters between security forces and four terrorists in Poonch town of Jammu and Kashmir.

A security person takes position near a building where terrorists were hiding during an encounter near the under construction mini-secretariat at Allah Pir area in Poonch.

A security person takes position near a building where terrorists were hiding during an encounter near the under construction mini-secretariat at Allah Pir area in Poonch.