3 terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces that broke out on Wednesday in Jammu.
On Wednesday morning at 7:30 am, an encounter broke out on the Panjtirthi-Sidhra road in Jammu. Three terrorists were killed in the encounter between the security forces and two-three terrorists. There was a grenade blast following which an exchange of fires took place. The truck driver fled the spot, additional director general of police Mukesh Singh said. “We noticed an unusual movement of a truck and followed it. The truck was stopped at Sidhra in Jammu where the driver managed to flee. When the truck was searched terrorists hiding inside, fired on the personnel. The retaliatory firing was done,” Singh said.
The encounter was first reported by the residents who roused up to the sounds of five to six grenade blasts followed by a heavy exchange of fire.
“IED-like material weighing around 15 kg in a cylindrical shape, 300-400 grams of RDX, seven cartridges of 7.6 mm, five detonators, one coded sheet, one letter pad page of banned terrorist organization LET in Basantgarh area of District Udhampur, one suspect has also been detained,” the police said in a statement.