Four militants neutralized in fierce encounter with in Poonch

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POONCH — Four militants have been killed by the security forces in a joint operation in Sindhara area of Poonch.

An official said that the first engagement between security forces took place at around 11:30 PM yesterday after which drones were deployed along with other night surveillance equipment.

“At dawn today, the encounter started again with a heavy exchange of fire between the security forces and militants,” he said.

Indian Army’s special forces, Rashtriya Rifles and J&K Police along with other forces were part of the operation.

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“The militants killed in the operation are most likely foreigners and their identity is being ascertained,” he said, adding that the search operation is going on in the area.

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