J&Okay: Military jawan killed in encounter with militants in Rajouri


A Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Military was killed in an ongoing encounter in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday.

Sources mentioned police and safety forces had been conducting a search operation within the Karyote Kalas space in Thanamandi after reviews of suspicious motion by militants.

The search began Wednesday and when the militants hiding within the space sensed the presence of safety personnel, they opened fireplace at them, following which, the latter retaliated.

The encounter continues to be on, sources mentioned.