New Delhi: Four encounters from different parts of the valley were reported early on Sunday morning. Three encounters were carried out in a bid to stop infiltration in the Tangdhar, Gurez and Nowgam sectors while the fourth was reported from the Poonch district.
Apart from the four terrorists, one policeman also lost his life. The encounter had begun after police received information about the presence of militants in the area.
The militants were hiding in an under construction government building in the outskirts of Poonch district. The militants were surrounded by the security forces and all escape routes were sealed and finally all were neutralised.
Four AK-47 rifles and a large cache of ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter in Nowgam sector.
First Published | 11 September 2016 7:45 PM