Srinagar: An exchange of fire reported between terrorists security forces at Chatta-Pani area on the Mughal Road in Jammu’s Poonch district, officials said Sunday.
They told media that a Cordon and Search Operation was earlier launched by security forces in areas along Mughal Road which resulted in the contact with the hiding terrorists. “A contact has been established with the terrorists there will be an encounter now as firing has started from both sides,” they said.
A top police official told media that that a group of three terrorists are likely trapped at Chatta-Pani area along Mughal Road which falls under the territorial jurisdiction of Surankote police station of Poonch district. “The area is covered under snow making the operation too difficult,” the official said.