Poonch gunfight Day-14: two cops, army jawan, detained LeT militant injured in firing

Jammu: Police on Sunday said that two of its personnel, one Army jawan and a detained terrorist suffered injuries at Bhata Dhurian gunfight site in Mendhar forests of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir.
The detained terrorist was taken to Bhata Dhurian to identify the hideout of terrorists engaged in the gun fight for the last two weeks.
“Detenue Zia mustafa, a Pakistani terrorist of LeT was taken to Bhata Dhurian for identification of terrorist hideout during the ongoing operation in which three army jawans and a JCO were martyred,” police spokesman here said.
He said that during the search when the team approached the hideout, terrorists again opened fire on the joint team of police and army personnel in which two policemen and an army jawan sustained injuries.
Zia Mustafa also sustained injuries and he could not be extracted from the site due to heavy fire, said the spokesman. “Injured personnel are under treatment at the nearby health facility,” he said adding, “a fresh attempt will be made with reinforcements. Operation at the site is still going on.”
A fierce encounter erupted on October 11 between a group of heavily armed terrorists and the security forces in which so far nine soldiers including two Junior Commissioned Officers are martyred.