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Poonch encounter


Explained: Who is Zia Mustafa, the jailed Pakistani terrorist killed during Poonch encounter?

October 26, 2021 10:58 am

Zia Mustafa was arrested in 2003 by J&K Police as the mastermind of the Nadimarg massacre of Kashmiri Pandits in March that year.

IED planted on tree detected during Poonch combing operation

October 22, 2021 7:30 am

In the combing operation that followed, four more soldiers, including a JCO, were killed in a gunfight on October 14 in Bhata Durian area of Mendhar tehsil.

Army's counter-terror op in Poonch recalls strike in Hilkaka 18 years ago

October 21, 2021 12:34 pm

Pakistani jihadists had turned village in Surankote tehsil, about 10-12 km inside the LoC, into a militant stronghold that was finally destroyed in Operation Sarp Vinash.

J&K: Combing op continues in Poonch, no sign of militants yet

October 21, 2021 2:09 am

The troops intensified their combing operation in the forests Tuesday evening with Para Commandos also joining them. To avoid collateral damage, the Army had appealed to people living in the vicinity of the forests to stay indoors.

Army Chief in Jammu; hunt for militants still on in Poonch encounter

October 19, 2021 7:28 am

As part of the security review, the Army chief will visit Bhimber Gali on the Rajouri-Poonch road, where four soldiers were killed on October 14 in an exchange of fire with the militants, who may have been present in the area for as many as two months, after infiltrating across the border.