In the Poonch fire, a Pakistani prisoner was killed.
On Sunday, militants opened fire on a joint search party of the Army and the police within a forest in the Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir, killing one Pakistani terrorist and injuring three security personnel. Heavy gunfire and explosions have been reported in Mendhar's Bhatta Durrian forest, as well as the forest areas surrounding Surankote (Poonch) and Thanamandi in Rajouri district, where a large search is underway.Detenue During the ongoing operation in which three Army jawans and a JCO were martyred, Mustafa was taken to the region to identify a terrorist hideaway. Terrorists opened fire on the joint team of police and Army soldiers as they neared the hideout during the search, injuring two police officers and one Army jawan. Mustafa was injured, according to the police, and he was unable to be removed from the scene due to the intense gunfire. The operation in the two border districts began on October 11 when terrorists ambushed a search party in the Surankote forest, killing five troops, including a Junior Commissioned Officer, before a battle in neighbouring Thanamandi the following day.