An encounter broke out at the Ban toll plaza in Jammu’s Nagrota where security forces laid a naka upon receiving information about suspected terrorists hiding at the location. Four terrorists have been gunned down in the encounter on Thursday morning.
The gunfight went on for several hours while the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed by the security forces. Officials suspect there were 3-4 terrorists in the area.
CRPF and J&K Police received input about the movement of terrorists from Samba sector towards Nagrota Toll Plaza. They were trapped and eliminated. Total 11 AK-47 rifles have been recovered: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) https://t.co/m2KKd9FhJ8
— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2020
As the security forces laid a naka near the Ban toll plaza, during the checking of vehicles, a group of terrorists opened fire on the forces. The terrorists fled towards the forest area and soon the encounter began at 5 am.
Officials have said all 4 terrorists have been killed in the encounter near Ban Toll Plaza. Security has been tightened in Nagrota along Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.