Nagrota Gunfight: Truck driver ferrying militants nonetheless untraceable
Nagrota, Dec 1: Eleven days after Joint Forces neutralized 4 Jaish-e-Muhammad militants in an operation at Ban toll plaza on Jammu-Srinagar Freeway close to Nagrota in Jammu district, the truck driver who was ferrying these militants remains to be at massive.
Pertinently, on 20 November final month, there was a gunfight between Joint Forces and the militants close to Ban Toll Plaza after a truck was intercepted by Forces. All of the 4 militants boarding the truck have been killed within the pre-dawn gunfight; nevertheless, the truck driver managed to flee from the spot and remains to be absconding.
Two policemen of the counter rebel Particular Operations Group (SOG) Kuldeep Raj of Akhnoor in Jammu district and Muhammad Ishaq Malik of Neel Qasim Banihal in Ramban district have been additionally injured on this gunfight.
SSP Jammu Sridhar Patil declined to touch upon the difficulty. When contacted by information company Kashmir Information Belief (KNT), Patil mentioned: “There is nothing important to share anything about the subject.”
A police official, nevertheless, on situation of anonymity mentioned that truck driver could have managed to flee from the spot in the course of the mayhem. He mentioned most likely the motive force both disappeared within the forest or could have been picked up by one other automobile.
He mentioned that police have intensified searches however the driver has not been arrested as but. The official added that the identification of the motive force is being ascertained and efforts are on to hint him.
Divulging details about the Ban Plaza encounter, IGP Jammu had knowledgeable media that within the three hour lengthy operation, all of the 4 militants have been killed whereas 11 AK-47 rifles, three pistols, 29 stay grenades, six UBGL grenades, cellphones, compass, pithy baggage and different ammunition have been recovered from the slain militants. (KNT)
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