Rajouri Gunfight: One More Militant, SPO killed; Toll 4


Rajouri: One more militant and a police SPO were killed in a gunfight in Rajouri district, officials said on Wednesday.
In all, two militants, an army soldier and the SPO were killed in the gunfight, they said.

Lt Col Suneel Bartwal, PRO (Defence) Jammu, told GNS that Indian Army and JKP have been tracking two militants since September 7. A heavy firefight on September 12 led to the death of one militant at Narla area of the district, he said.

Despite challenging weather and terrain, he said, the second militant was neutralized today.

“Significant warlike stores were seized,” he said.
One soldier from 63 RR and an SPO were also killed. “An Army dog also laid down her life”. He said “operations continue.”

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