Three militants killed in ongoing Udhampur gunfight

Jammu, Jan 31: Three militants were killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between forces and militants in the dense woods of Nagrota along Srinagar-Jammu highway today.

The gunfight raged after a group of militants travelling in a truck were intercepted at ban toll plaza along highway in Jammu region’s Udhampur district.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jammu, Mukesh Singh has said that three militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight.

Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbagh Singh has reportedly said that these militants were a newly infiltrated group and were on their way to Srinagar.

He has also said that it is suspected that they have infiltrated from Kathua, Hiranagar border. Singh added that investigation into the matter has been started. Meanwhile, the gunfight was on when the report was last filed.(KNO)