Rajouri encounter: Two Soldiers killed, four injured, ops on

Srinagar, May 05 (KS) :- Two Soldiers were killed while four were others were injured during ongoing encounter in Kandi area of Rajouri.

An army officer told the Kashmir Scroll that Idian Army columns have been conducting relentless intelligence based operations to flush out a group of terrorists involved in ambush on an army truck in Tota Gali area of Bhata Dhurian in Jammu region.

On specific information about presence of terrorists in the Kandi Forest in Rajauri Sector, a joint operation was launched on 03 May 2023. At about 0730 hours on 05 May 2023, a search team established contact with a group of terrorists well entrenched in a cave. The area is thickly vegetated with rocky and steep cliffs, he said.

The terrorists triggered an explosive device in retaliation. The Army team has suffered two fatal casualties with injuries to four more soldiers including an officer, he added.

Additional teams from the vicinity have been directed to the site of encounter. The injured personnel have been evacuated to Command Hospital, Udhampur, he said.

As per initial reports a group of terrorists are trapped in the area. There is a likelihood of casualties in terrorists group, he added

The operation is in progress.

Further details are being ascertained.

KS Webdesk

Kashmir Scroll is a news agency based in Jammu and Kashmir, at Kashmir Scroll every report is based on truth.

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