SRINAGAR: A gunfight between militants and a joint team of Police and army has started near Dugran along the Mughal road in Poonch district on Sunday.
Official sources said that police and army’s 16 RR had launched a joint a cordon-and-search-operation soon after a family of a 46-year-old man, Talib Hussein son of Ghulam Hussein of Chie in Dogrian Buffliaz, had filed a missing report. Talib, as per official sources, has been missing since December 9. The family is learnt to have told police that Talib went to get Bajree from a nearby river but has not returned back.
Quoting a senior police officer news agency GNS reported that a contact was established with militants in Dugran and Poshana area and when this report was filed, the firefight was going on. Director-General of Police Dilbag Singh told GNS that at least three militants have been trapped in the encounter site.
“Further details would be shared later,” the top police officer added.