Jammu: Two SOG men of J&K police were injured in a gunfight with a group of militants in Nagrota area of Jammu. The gunfight which according to the officials started around 5 AM also led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway.
Quoting officials, GNS reported 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 were hiding in a vehicle. The Army also joined the operation, officials added. In the initial phase of the gunfight, 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. GNS