NIA To Probe Nagrota Encounter Case

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 Forces personnel inspect the site of encounter at Nagrota Ban toll plaza in Jammu | File Photo

New Delhi- The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the recent encounter at Nagrota in the Jammu region in which four militants of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), were killed by police, officials said on Friday.

The anti-terror probe agency took over the case following a notification issued by the Centre.

The militants were killed on November 19 in Jammu’s Nagrota area in a swift operation by the police.

The NIA probe will try to ascertain the planning and final objective of the four JeM  militants and the people with whom they were in touch with in Jammu and Kashmir.

The agency’s team had visited the encounter site at Ban Toll Plaza on November 19.

The NIA is already probing an encounter that took place on January 31 this year in which three militants from the JeM were killed.

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