The Army personnel were on duty when the incident took place in the Mendhar sector of Poonch late on Sunday night, an Army PRO here said.
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A special team of SIA Jammu visited the border district of Poonch in connection with the investigation of an important case of UAPA.
The hideout was unearthed during a joint search operation by the army and police in Noorkote village, the officials said.
The operations were backed up with a well integrated surveillance grid coupled with extensive domination of the areas close to the LoC.
The accused was identified as Anjum Mehmood.
The injured persons were shifted to army hospital at BG Gali from where they have been referred to government medical college hospital Rajouri.
The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Surankote area of Poonch after inputs were received about the presence of terrorists there.
Alert Army troops detected the infiltration attempt along the Line of Control in a forward area of Bhimber Gali on late Thursday night.
It was not immediately clear whether the firing in Bhatti Durrian forest was the result of a fresh contact with the terrorists, believed to be hiding in caves deep inside the forest.
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The operation, which saw nine Army personnel losing their lives in separate ambushes in Surankote and Mendhar on October 11 and 14, entered the 14th day on Sunday.
According to police, Zia Mustafa could not be taken out from the site due to heavy fire.
Defence sources said six militants have been killed in the 8-day-long operation against the militants in the area.
Officials said the people were asked not to venture into the forest area and also keep their livestock at their homes in view of the ongoing operation.
"These killings are unfortunate and done under a conspiracy. Kashmiris are not involved in these killings. It is an attempt to defame Kashmiris," Lok Sabha MP Farooq Abdullah said.
The protesters belonging to different groups set ablaze effigies of the Pakistani government to denounce its continued support to the terror activities in the Union Territory.
Earlier, five Army personnel, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), died in a fierce gunfight during a counter-insurgency operation in Surankote forest on Monday, October 11, 2021.
Earlier on October 11, five Army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), were killed when terrorists attacked a search party in Poonch's Surankote forest.