Nagrota Encounter: Three Terrorists Killed, Policeman Injured
Three terrorists were killed in a gunbattle that broke out after a group of militants, travelling in a truck, opened fire at a police team at a toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway here on Friday.
The firing took place around 5 am when a police team stopped a Srinagar-bound truck for checking near the toll plaza in Ban area of Nagrota.
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said 3-4 terrorists were going to Srinagar when they were intercepted by the police team at the toll plaza and a policeman was injured and has been hospitalized.
Ban toll plaza in Nagrota is about 28 kilometers from the Jammu city.
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said “Three terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight while one of them is believed to be in the trap, he said. Four weapons and some ammunition and explosives have been recovered from the spot”.
Traffic was suspended on the highway after the attack,Authorities have ordered closure of schools in Nagrota as a precautionary measure.