Rajouri Encounter: 2 terrorists gunned down, 2 more reportedly holed up, Op on: Police

Jammu : Two terrorists have been gunned down and two reportedly are holed up in a fierce encounter in Thannamandi area of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Police sources said that the joint teams of police, army and para-military forces, laid down the cordon this morning in Thannamandi area after a group of terrorists opened fire and the encounter triggered.

“Two terrorist are eliminated in the ongoing operation,” said police sources adding that there are reports that two more terrorists are holed up.

A fierce gunbattle broke out between a group of terrorists and security forces on Friday morning in Thannamandi area of district Rajouri.

Police said that a joint team of Police and Army on specific inputs launched a cordon and search operation in Thanamandi.

“As the search teams approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon them thus triggering the gunfight,” police added.

However, Jammu Zone Police also confirmed the gun battle through a tweet that contact was established with militants in Thannamandi area of Rajouri district.

“Exchange of firing is going on between security forces and the terrorists,” police added.

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