Firing in Jammu: Three terrorists killed, policeman injured

A group of terrorists, who were in a truck fired at a police team near a toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway here on Friday, triggering a gunfight in which all three terrorits were killed and a policeman injured, police said.

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Jammu: A group of terrorists, who were in a truck fired at a police team near a toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway here on Friday, triggering a gunfight in which all three terrorits were killed and a policeman injured, police said.

The firing took place around 5 am when a police team stopped a Srinagar-bound truck for checking near the toll plaza in Ban area of Nagrota.

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said 3-4 terrorists were going to Srinagar when they were intercepted by the police team at the toll plaza.

All Three terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight while one of them is believed to be in the trap, DGP said. A search operation has been launched to find out the other details. Those militants were all prepared with four weapons and some ammunition and explosives. Traffic was also affected at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

The DGP said in his statemnet the terrorists were part of a freshly infiltrated group, who have entered this side from the International Border in Hiragnagar in Kathua district and were on their way to Kashmir Valley.

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