Jammu, Sep 28 : An encounter ensued between security forces and a group of terrorists on Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Batote area of Ramban district on Saturday.
Official sources here said this morning at about 0730 hours, two suspicious individuals tried to stop a civil vehicle in general area Batote on NH 244. "The driver of vehicle was alert and did not stop the vehicle, instead rushed and informed the nearest Army post," they said.
Sources added that quick reaction team reacted promptly and established contact with suspicious individuals, exchange of fire took place and encounter started.
"The operation is still on while the Army, Police and para-military troops are on job," they added. (UNI)