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Encounter breaks out between security forces, terrorists in Jammu's Nagrota

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces near a toll plaza in Jammu's Nagrota on Thursday morning, officials said

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An encounter broke out between and security forces near a toll plaza in Jammu's Nagrota on Thursday morning, officials said.

The encounter started after a truck in which a group of were hiding was intercepted by the security forces at the toll plaza.

The area has been cordoned off and additional forces have reached the spot.

Sources say it is a group of who had recently infiltrated from the international border in They were hiding in a cavity inside the truck and were on their way to the Kashmir valley.

This is the second such operation on the Srinagar highway this year. In January three terrorists were gunned down by the security forces. They had adopted the similar modus operandi by hiding inside a truck.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, November 19 2020. 08:16 IST
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