Today a group of 5 terrorists trapped in Batote town of Ramban district of Jammu Zone. Joint parties of Police, Indian Army and Crpf cordoned the area & exchange of fire ensues. Trapped terrorists had fired on a Security team in morning and tried to escape.
After a hot chase, the terrorists entered the house of a civilian in Batote town which was immediately cordoned. Senior officers on spot supervising the operation. House owner was made hostage by terrorists.
According to Jammu Kashmir Police, 3 out of 5 terrorists have been killed and House owner has been rescued.
Update.Three terrorists killed. House owner rescued. https://t.co/QR8Gw5BQXu— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) September 28, 2019
Jammu Inspector General of police (IG) Mukesh Singh on Batote encounter: One army personnel has lost his life & two policemen injured. Operation is over now.
#UPDATE Jammu Inspector General of police (IG) Mukesh Singh on Batote encounter: The hostage has been rescued safely. One army personnel has lost his life & two policemen injured. Operation is over now. pic.twitter.com/p3EY7204RP— ANI (@ANI) September 28, 2019