Search operation resumes at encounter site to nab hiding militant in Rajouri

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Jammu: The joint teams of Police and Army have resumed searches to nab a hiding militant in Thannamandi area of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.
Security forces on Friday had gunned down two unidentified militants in the forests of Thanamandi.
“As per intelligence inputs, one militant is still ‘holed up’ and is hiding in the woods. We have launched the search operation after intermittent firing in retaliation was stopped last evening at the encounter site,” police sources said. So far no fresh contact is established, they said.
On Friday, security forces launched searches in the forest area of Thanamandi after credible inputs were received regarding presence of militants.
Two AK 47 rifles with seven magazines, four grenades and packets of medicines were recovered from the possession of eliminated militants.