Jammu: Jawan injured in firing incident


Jammu: An Indian army soldier suffered injuries in a firing incident on LoC  in Karmada sector of Poonch, when the security forces were conducting a search operation this morning.

As per sources, in a joint operation by Indian army along with JKP, likely 3-4 terrorists were intercepted on Line of Control in Poonch sector, while attempting to cross the fence on the intervening night of 30 and  31 May , taking advantage of bad weather and heavy rains.

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After tracking the movement around 1:30am , a well sited Indian Army ambush on challenging them was fired upon and in the retaliatory firefight some terrorists were hit.

                               Watch Report by Ashish Kohli

The area is cordoned and search operation is in progress. Blood trails have been found.

However, three terrorists with weapons, war like stores including one IED and drugs have been apprehended. One Indian Army soldier was injured in the ensuing firing and has been evacuated. Search operations are in progress.