Jammu, Nov 28: Heavy gunbattle resumed between security forces and the militants near rge international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Udhampur and Poonch, both of which will go to polls on December 2. [10 killed in gunbattle in Arnia sector]
Heavily armed militants entered the Indian territory at Arnia on Thursday and 10 people were killed in the ensuing gun battle, including four militants, three army officials and three civilians.[Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections 2014 Special Coverage]
Two military personnel take stock of the militants' hideout in Jammu.
Body of one of the civilians, killed by the terrorists.
The terrorists changed their dress and donned the army'c olours before the attack.
The remains of a shell fired by the terrorists. The terrorists targetted the army and took control of a bunker.
The smoke trail left behind by the terrorists' firing and clash with the army personnel.
The operation took place in the RS Pura area. Sources told IANS that the lone surviving militant was believed to be firing from an abandoned army bunker which his gang had taken control of on Thursday.
Body of a civilian killed by the terrorists along with a damaged car.
Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to arrive here around noon to address election rallies.
Army's clothes, arms and ammunition recovered from the slain terrorists.
Army jawans take aim at the militants. Four terrorists were killed in the encounter that continued till Friday morning. Three armymen and three civilians were killed in the encounter.
Army jawans in tank take position during the encounter.
[Photo credit: Our Jammu contributor]