Searches launched after firefight in Rajouri’s Dassal forest

JAMMU (KIMS) — The security forces on Friday morning launched search operation in forest area of Dassal Gujran in Rajouri district after a firefight between them and militants.

A Defense Spokesperson in a statement said, In a joint operation by Indian Army in coordination with Jammu and Kashmir Police, the intelligence based ambushes noticed a suspicious movement in forest area of Dassal Gujran (near Rajouri) on the night of 01/02 June 2023.

On being challenged by our troops, they were fired upon which was retaliated by our troops. Sporadic firing continued through out the night, the statement said.

The search operations were launched on first light by joint team of Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police. — (KIMS)