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.
“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.