Encounter continues in Poonch, one more SPO killed

January 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Poonch, Jan 3 (ANI): A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in Bhati Dhar forest area of Mendhar in Jammu and Kashmir’’s Poonch District on Saturday.
According to official sources, SPO Naresh Kumar was killed in an encounter, which was resumed around midnight.
An encounter has been going on for the last two days in the area.
JCO Rakesh Kumar and Naik P K Singh, and four militants were killed in a gunbattle, which started on Thursday evening.
The bodies of the slain militants have not been recovered so far, the official sources added. (ANI)

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