JK News Today
Kakriyal, September 13 :
One Militant has been killed in the encounter , which started at Kakriyal this morning. SDPO Nagrota and some CRPF Jawans have received injuries during the encounter.
Encounter started at Kakriyal near Mata Veshno Devi University in Katra late this morning.
Police noticed some suspicious movement near Mata Vashno Devi University in Katra today morning.
Sources told that three Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were seen near the university today morning and were challenged by the government forces.
The militants fired on the forces, leading to an encounter.
The traffic on highway from Tikri to Jammu has been stopped as the encounter is going on.
A Police informed that two Cops were injured in the initial firing while one militant has also been killed.
Pertinant to mention here that, three Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were intercepted by police at Jhajjar Kotli on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Wednesday morning, but they had managed to escape by opening firing on the cops after boarding off from the truck in which they were heading towards Kashmir from Jammu.
Family members of Isher Dass Khajuria, whose residence was located close to Jhajjar Kotli, told police that the militants came to their house around 10 pm last night, changed clothes, took biscuits and water and left ahead.
They were equipped with their pithoos containing weapons and explosives.
Army pressed helicopters and drones into service and continued massive search operations along with CRPF and police in the areas falling along the National Highway. However, no contact could be established with the militants.
Police arrested a BSc Nursing student and a truck driver, who had come to Jammu from Kashmir on September 9 to take the militants to the Valley from Hiranagar along the International Border in Kathua district.
The encounter was going on till the last reports came in.
List of injured in Encounter at kakryal
HarshPal Singh 6 Bn
Pancham Singh 6 Bn
Abhay Singh 187 Bn
Manoj Kumar AC 187 Bn
Zakir Hussain 6Bn
Sgct mohd Iqbal
CT Bhanu Partap singh