WhatsApp Group Join Now
Telegram Group Join Now

Gunfight Erupts Between Militants and Security Forces in

Srinagar, June 26: A tense gunfight has erupted between terrorists and security forces in the Gandoh area of Doda district in Jammu division on Wednesday. The confrontation has heightened security concerns and drawn significant attention from local authorities and residents.

According to a top police officer who spoke with Srinagar-based news agency Kashmir Scroll, the conflict began when a joint team of the Police and the Army initiated a cordon and search operation in Gandoh. This operation was launched based on intelligence reports indicating the presence of terrorists in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected location, they were met with gunfire from the hiding terrorists, triggering an intense gunfight. The police officer detailed that the terrorists opened fire as soon as they sensed the presence of the security forces, which led to an immediate and fierce exchange of bullets.

The situation escalated quickly, with both sides exchanging heavy fire. The officer emphasized that the security forces were well-prepared and responded promptly to the terrorists’ attack. The exact number of terrorists involved in the encounter is not yet clear.

Meanwhile, another high-ranking police official also confirmed to Kashmir Scroll the ongoing exchange of fire between the terrorists and security forces. This confirmation underscores the gravity of the situation and the significant threat posed by the terrorists.

The encounter has led to heightened security measures in the area. Additional forces have been deployed to ensure the situation remains under control and to prevent any potential escape of the terrorists involved. Local residents have been advised to stay indoors and avoid the conflict zone.

As the gunfight continues, authorities are closely monitoring the situation and are expected to release more information as it becomes available. The primary objective remains to neutralize the terrorists and restore peace in the area.

Further details are awaited as the operation is still ongoing. The security forces are determined to bring the situation under control and ensure the safety and security of the local population. (WD)

Back to top button