One terrorist was held after Pakistan violated ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch district on Monday. An operation is underway to nab another terrorist who also entered a nearby locality.
Indian Army sources said that there was heavy ceasefire violation at two locations in Poonch on Monday. In general area of Delina Chowk, a terrorist was apprehended after a joint check-post manned by police and army drew fire from a truck. One AK-47 rifle and one pistol were recovered from the terrorists.
The Indian Army retaliated to the heavy firing by Pakistan. On Monday, suspected militants abducted two members of the nomadic Gujjar community from a forested area in Pulwama district and later shot one of them dead, police said.
A police spokeperson said, Abdul Qadeer Kohli of Rajauri district and Manzoor Ahmed of Khonmoh area of Srinagar were abducted by unidentified gunmen from ‘Dhok’, a temporary shelter, from the forested area of Tral in Pulwama district around 7:30 pm.