Jammu: Two Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel Jammu and Kashmir police were injured in an ongoing gunfight with a group of militants in Nagrota area of Jammu on Thursday, officials said.
The gunfight which broke out around 5 AM also led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway, GNS, a local news agency reported.
The gunbattle ensued near the toll plaza in Ban area of Nagrota, after some militants opened fire at police and paramilitary forces.
The militants have taken shelter in a vehicle, officials said. The Army also joined the operation, they added. In the initial round of the firing, two SOG personnel were injured, who were later hospitalized.
The injured have been identified as Kuldeep Raj (32) of Akhnoor and Mohammad Ishaq Malik (40) of Neel Qasim Banihal Ramban.
Both have been admitted at GMC Jammu with injuries on neck and their condition is said to be stable. Meanwhile sources said that four militants were trapped.