SRINAGAR: Four militants were killed in an encounter with counter-insurgent forces at Nagrota area of Jammu on Thursday.
IGP Jammu in tweet said that four militants were killed so far in the ongoing encounter at Nagrota.
— IGP Jammu (@igpjmu) November 19, 2020
The identification of the slain militants could not be ascertained immediately.
Quoting DGP Dilbag Singh reports said that four JeM militants had infiltrated into J&K through the International Border in Samba on Wednesday night.
They were travelling in a truck on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was intercepted by the police at a toll plaza near Nagrota. This is the second such encounter on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in year 2020.
Earlier, a police spokesman said a gunfight broke out between militants and forces in Nagrota.