Poonch Gunfight: Two militants killed, operation on


Poonch: Two militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight near Dugran along the Mughal road in Poonch district on Sunday.

Official sources told GNS that so far two militants have been killed in ongoing encounter. However the identity of militants is yet to be ascertained.

As per the sources the two slain militants are believed to be non- locals.

Earlier, Official sources told GNS that police and army’s 16 RR had launched a joint a cordon-and-search-operation soon after a family of a 46-year-old man, Talib Hussein son of Ghulam Hussein of Chie in Dogrian Buffliaz, had filed a missing report. Talib, as per official sources, has been missing since December 9.

The family is learnt to have told police that Talib went to get Bajree from a nearby river but has not returned back.

At the beginning of the operation militants were given chance to surrender, however they turned the offer down.(GNS)