Five Indian Army Jawans lost their lives in an encounter in the Poonch district of J&K on Monday. Shah Faesal extended condolences to the families of martyrs
Faesal also extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of the brave hearts who lost their lives in a clash with terrorists. On Monday, five Indian Army personnel martyred after search and cordon operations were launched in the Dera ki Gali (DKG) area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir that led to an encounter with terrorists
J&K: Poonch encounter
An encounter broke out at around 9 AM on Monday after security forces launched a search and cordon operation in the forest area of the Poonch district. The operation was initiated after forces received inputs of terrorist infiltration in the Dera ki Gali (DKG) area of the district. The search operation led to a major encounter that claimed the lives of a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and four other Indian Army soldiers.
Earlier, two separate encounters broke in the valley region. One was in Anantnag where an unidentified terrorist was killed. Another one was in Bandipora where a cop was injured but a terrorist affiliated with The Resistance Front (an offshoot of Pakistan-based terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba) was killed. The terrorist was identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad and he was involved in the recent targeted civilian killings in Kashmir.