Jun 19, 2024

4 soldiers martyred, 2 injured after terrorists attack army vehicles in Rajouri

One more Army personnel succumbed to injuries in the terrorist attack on two military vehicles in the Thanamandi area in the Rajouri sector on Thursday, taking the death toll in the incident to four, according to Army Officials.

Two soldiers have been injured in the terrorist attack on two military vehicles in the Rajouri sector.

The terrorists ambushed two army vehicles carrying troops in Thanamandi, Rajouri.

“At approximately 3:45 PM on December 21, two army vehicles carrying troops were moving to the operational site, which was fired upon by the terrorist. The fire was immediately retaliated upon by our troops,” an Army official said.

The operation has been underway in the general area of DKG (Dera ki Gali) since the night of December 20.

“Indian Army troops immediately retaliated after being attacked by terrorists.The troops were going to reinforce a joint operation against terrorists underway in the area since last evening. The operations are taking place in the 48 Rashtriya Rifles area ,” Army officials said.

Operation is in progress and further details are being ascertained, they added

 

3 soldiers Martyred, as many as injured in Poonch terrorist attack

Three soldiers were killed and as many as three were injured in a militant attack in DKG area on Thursday, officials said.

They said that army retaliated after being attacked by the militants. “The troops were going to reinforce a joint operation against terrorists going on in the area since last evening,” they said.

“-An operation was being conducted in general area DKG(Dera ki Gali), Thanamandi, Rajouri, since the night of 20 December 2023,” a Defence Ministry spokesperson based in Jammu said in a statement.

“At approximately 3:45 PM on 21 December , two army vehicles carrying troops were moving to the operational site, which were fired upon by the terrorist. The fire was immediately retaliated upon by own troops,” he said, adding, “In the ongoing operation, own troops sustained 3 fatal and 3 non fatal casualties.”

He said operations are in progress. “Further details are being ascertained.” Meanwhile, officials told Thannamandi DKG Bufliaz road closed due to ongoing encounter. “As such all are informed to use BG – Jara wali Gali road to travel Srinagar or Poonch,” they added.

 

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