J-K: Army-Police joint ops underway in Rajouri to counter terrorists, 2 jawans injured
A joint operation by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police was launched in the Kalakote area based on intelligence about unidentified individuals.
In Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army along with police officials launched a joint operation in the area of Kalakote in the Rajouri district to monitor terrorists, according to a report published by the news agency ANI.
An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists on Monday evening following a cordon and search operation in a forest area of the district, said officials, adding that, two army personnel were injured in a gunfight with terrorists.
The terrorists fired at the troops in an attempt to break the cordon resulting in retaliatory fire, officials said.
In the gun battle, two army personnel were injured, a senior police officer told PTI. He said that they have been hospitalized and their condition is stable.
Two terrorists are believed to be inside the cordoned area, they said, adding reinforcements have been rushed to plug all possible escape routes, they said.
Currently, an intense operation is underway.
(Disclaimer: This is a developing story. More details are awaited.)
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