M S Nazki
Rajouri : Army in a statement on Friday said that two unknown militants were in Thanamandi area of Rajouri district of Jammu.
In a statement the Army said that In yet another success for the security forces, a joint cordon and search operation by the Indian Army and JKP was launched on 06 August based on specific input. Army launched a joint cordon and search operation with JKP in forested area of remote Pangai village after getting information about the presence of suspected militans.
The statement further stated that two militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in the higher reaches of Thanamandi in Jammu & Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
However, the identity of the slain militants couldn’t be established as of now.
Killing of two militants is testimony to the alertness of the Security Forces & JKP and their resolve to thwart the nefarious designs of the anti national elements. Presently the operation is under progress to ensure that the area is adequately sanitized, reads the statement .