4 terrorists killed in encounter near Nagrota Toll Plaza, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed

New Delhi: Four terrorists have been killed in an encounter that broke out near Jammu and Kashmir’s Nagrota Toll Plaza early Thursday morning. The militants were trying to reach Srinagar in a truck.

A police constable sustained injuries during the gunfight with the terrorists.

“Four terrorists have been neutralized and one Police Constable injured in an encounter at Ban Toll Plaza, Jammu with Police, CRPF and Army. The area is being sanitized,” the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu tweeted.

Visuals from the encounter:

The security in the area has been tightened following the encounter. the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed and no traffic movement is being permitted from Nagrota and Udhampur’s Tilting area. The security forces used under-barrel grenade launcher (UBGL) to decimate the militants.

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