The ministry of exterior affairs (MEA) summoned an official of the Pakistan high commission in Delhi over the encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nagrota the place 4 terrorists have been killed in a gun battle with safety forces on Thursday, information company ANI reported on Saturday.
“India conveyed strong concern to Pakistan over terror attack planned by JeM in J-K. Strong protest lodged demanding Pakistan stops supporting terrorists operating from their territory. The government of India is firm and resolute in taking all the necessary measures to safeguard national security,” ANI quoted sources as saying.
The 4 Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists have been killed within the fierce three-hour-long gun battle, which began early on Thursday on the Ban toll plaza on the freeway close to Nagrota city in Jammu district. Two policemen of the Special Operations Group (SOG) have been injured within the change of fireplace. The gunfight started after safety forces intercepted a truck carrying the terrorists.
Mukesh Singh, inspector normal of police (Jammu zone), stated later that 11 AK-47 assault rifles, three pistols, 29 dwell grenades, six UBGL grenades, cellphones, compass and different ammunition have been recovered from the terrorists. Singh added that the safety forces have been getting inputs about attainable infiltration by Pakistani terrorists forward of the upcoming native elections.
Officials suspect that the terrorists have been planning “something big” forward of the district improvement council (DDC) elections within the Union territory, which will likely be held from November 28 to December 22.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated safety forces for killing the terrorists. “Neutralising of four terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed and the presence of large cache of weapons and explosives with them indicates that their efforts to wreak major havoc and destruction have once again been thwarted,” PM Modi tweeted.
PM Modi additionally held a evaluation assembly with Union house minister Amit Shah, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, international secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and prime intelligence institution over the Nagrota encounter. Officials have stated that the terrorists have been planning a “major attack” on the anniversary of the 26/11 terror assault.
(With inputs from ANI)