The Rashtriya Rifles unit in the vicinity has initiated searches and a cordon. Inside the air base in the General region close to Shahsitar, the vehicles have been guarded. Unverified sources said that security personnel retaliated after armed militants opened fire on a MES and IAF vehicle next to the government school. The EC has postponed the polling in Poonch, which is a portion of the Anantnag-Rajouri-Poonch Lok Sabha seat, for May 25. The Jammu and Kashmir Police initiated a search operation on Friday subsequent to learning about the dubious movements of two persons.

Terrorists fire on two security cars in Poonch, injuring 5 troops..

Terrorists in Poonch fired shots at security vehicles; no casualties were recorded, but three to five IAF men were hurt. […]