In Batote town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, a group of five terrorists entered into a house of a civilian and took him hostage.
Joint parties of police, Army and CRPF have cordoned the area. The terrorists have so far refused to surrender and exchange of firing is going on, as per Jammu and Kashmir Police.
According to latest updates, exchange of fire is underway in the Batote area of J&K’s Ramban. A local said to news agencies, “Three people in civil dress and guns in hands went to a neighboring house, all the members of their families came out, their father is held in the house. Army personnel just rescued us. Firing is underway.”
Senior Superintendent of Police of Ramban Anita Sharma, who along with other officials reached the spot, said that the terrorists attacked the Road Opening Party (ROP) of the Army at Chakwa camp. There is no report of any injury or causality in the attack, yet.