Three Ultras Killed In J&K Encounters
12 January 2006
The Times of India
Jammu: Three militants were killed and one army jawan injured in two separate encounters in Poonch district, official sources said here on Wednesday. Acting on a tip off, army troops launched an operation in Gursai area of Mendhar tehsil in Poonch district on Wednesday night and in the ensuing encounter two militants were killed and one jawan injured, the sources said. The injured jawan Om Parkash has been hospitalised, they said. In another encounter in Dhara area in Surankote tehsil of the same district, troops killed one militant, the sources said. One AK rifle, three magazines, 130 rounds of ammunition and a wireless set were recovered from the site, they said.