Poonch, called Prunts in the Kashmiri and Pahari languages, is a town and the administrative headquarters of the Poonch district, in the Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is located near the Line of Control – the de facto border with Pakistan administered Jammu and Kashmir.
74 years ago, on this day the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accesion and J&K became a part of India. The Maharaja of Kashmir had wished to remain independent however..
Three security personnel and an arrested Pakistani terrorist were injured on Sunday when militants opened fire on a joint search party of the Army and police inside a forest in Poonch district of Jammu.. IndiaTimes - Published
Amid the heightened counter-terrorist operations in the Poonch-Rajouri sector, Army chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a two-day visit to the Jammu region to review the overall security situation on.. IndiaTimes - Published
The encounter in J&K's Poonch has now claimed the lives of nine soldiers, with recovery of two more bodies on Saturday. Bodies of a junior commissioned officer and a jawan were recovered from the.. IndiaTimes - Published
A massive search operation in the forest areas of Jammu and Kashmir's twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri to track down terrorists involved in the killing of seven Army soldiers entered its.. IndiaTimes - Published
Two more army personnel who were critically injured in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch border district succumbed to fatal injuries, an army official said here on Friday. IndiaTimes - Published
Three minor boys from Pakistan occupied Jammu & Kashmir (PoK) were detained by the Army while they were sneaking into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday busted a militant hideout in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition, a spokesperson for the force said. The.. IndiaTimes - Published
The first breach of truce was made around 11.30am with Pakistan resorting to unprovoked firing and heavy mortar shelling along the LoC, targeting forward Indian posts and civilian areas in Shahpur. The.. IndiaTimes - Published