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Security Forces Locate Terrorists in Forest Area of J-K's Rajouri

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Last Updated: August 14, 2022, 23:24 IST

Jammu, India

Two terrorists had attacked an Army camp in Rajouri killing four soldiers in a pre-dawn suicide strike on Thursday. (Representational pic)

Two terrorists had attacked an Army camp in Rajouri killing four soldiers in a pre-dawn suicide strike on Thursday. (Representational pic)

Both the terrorists, believed to be from the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), were gunned down after an over four-hour gun battle

Security forces on Sunday located some terrorists in a forest area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said. The forces were tracking the terrorists operating in the forest belt of Rajouri, they said.

“Today at about 1930 hours, operational contact has been established by troops of Indian Army, Rashtriya Rifles and SOG with terrorists at Kandra Hill in district,” a public relations officer (defence) said, adding further details are awaited.

On Thursday, two terrorists had attacked an Army camp in Rajouri killing four soldiers in a pre-dawn suicide strike that marked the return of ‘fidayeen’ to Jammu and Kashmir after more than three years.

Later, both the terrorists, believed to be from the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), were gunned down after an over four-hour gun battle. The attack came five days ahead of India’s 76th Independence Day.

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first published:August 14, 2022, 23:24 IST
last updated:August 14, 2022, 23:24 IST