Two army soldiers including a JCO were martyred during search operations by the Army along with J&K Police in Nar Khas forest in Mendhar Sub Division of Poonch district, in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, today.
Both the martyred soldiers were part of search operations launched by the security forces to flush out terrorists hiding in the forested area of Nar Khas in Bhata Dhurian area along the Jammu- Poonch National Highway.
Earlier on Thursday evening, after a fierce firefight with terrorists, the communication with Subedar Ajay Singh and Naik Harendra Singh was disrupted. Relentless operations continued to neutralize the terrorists and to re-establish communication with the soldiers. But this evening the bodies of Subedar Ajay Singh and Naik Harendra Singh have been recovered. The operations in the area are continuing. More details are awaited.