JCO martyred in Thanamandi encounter

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JCO martyred in Thanamandi encounter

Jammu: A junior commissioned officer was martyred in a gunfight with terrorists in Thanamandi area of Rajouri this afternoon.Reports said the gunfight started in Kalas area of Thanamandi after a contact was established with terrorists by a joint searching party of army and police. In the ensuing gunfight, they said, one soldier was injured and was subsequently evacuated to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

PRO, DefenceDavinderAnand said during an encounter with terrorists in Thanamandi area of Rajouri, One JCO of Rashtriya Rifles, suffered bullet injuries. The JCO was immediately evacuated to nearest medical facility but later succumbed to his injuries. More details to follow.