4 militants killed, 2 SOG men injured at Nagrota
Jammu, Nov 19: Four militants have been reported killed while as two SOG personnel have suffered injuries during the early morning encounter that broke out between militants and forces at Nagrota on the outskirts of Jammu city.
While there was no official confirmation about the killing of four militants but police sources said that two SOG men of J&K police were injured in a gunfight with a group of militants.
They said that the encounter broke around 5 a.m which also led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway.
The officials said that the gunbattle started near the toll plaza in the Ban area of Nagrota when some militants opened fire at police and paramilitary forces. The militants, they said, were hiding in a vehicle. The Army also joined the operation, they said. In the initial phase of the gunfight, they said, two SOG personnel were injured who were later hospitalized.
The injured have been identified as Kuldeep Raj (32) of Akhnoor and Mohammad Ishaq Malik (40) of Neel Qasim Banihal Ramban. Both have been admitted in GMC Jammu with injuries on neck and their condition is said to be stable. Meanwhile, sources said that four militants have been killed but it was not officially confirmed so far.