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Doda gunfight: Search operation intensified to track down terrorists

Doda gunfight: Search operation intensified to track down terrorists

Jammu, July 10 (UNI) A joint team of security forces have intensified the search operation on Wednesday to track down the terrorists hiding in the woods of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A gunfight broke out between security forces and a group of terrorists on Tuesday evening in Goli-Gadi forest area of Doda district, official sources said.
"The search operation, which was suspended last evening, resumed on Wednesday with the first light," they said.
They added that no contact has been established so far.
On Monday, five army jawans were martyred and as many suffered injuries in a gunfight triggered after terrorists attacked the truck in village Badnote of Lohai block in Machhedi area of Kathua district.
On June 11-12, Doda district was rocked by twin terror attacks.
Six security personnel were injured when terrorists attacked a joint check post at Chattargalla on June 11 and police personnel was injured in a gunfight with terrorists at Kota top in the Gandoh area on June 12.
On June 26, three terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in a forest area in the Doda district.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting in the national capital to review security situations in Jammu and Kashmir.

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