Four terrorists have been killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists near Ban toll laza in Jammu’s Nagrota district at the Jammu and Kashmir highway, early Thursday morning.
According to reports, the terrorists were trapped and there was gun firing from both the ends. The terrorists were on their way to Kashmir from Jammu in a bus.
Confirming the incident, DGP Jammu Kashmir Police Dilbagh Singh said, “Terrorists affiliated with JEM group have been killed at Ban toll plaza in Jammu -Kashmir Highway near Nagrota. They infiltrated from Samba Sector. The terrorists lobbed a grenade on security forces during checking.”
Two SOG men of the J&K police have been injured in the gunfight, officials said. The gunfight which according to the officials started around 5 AM also led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway.