India, Nov. 20 -- Four heavily-armed infiltrators believed to be the members of the fidayeen squad (suicide bombers) of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) were neutralised by the joint team of security forces during a three-hour long fierce gunfight early on Thursday near Ban Toll Plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

For the first time, the security forces used flamethrowers to neutralise the terrorists hiding behind the rice/sand bags inside the "mobile bunker" of a Kashmir-bound truck.

A huge consignment of arms and ammunition, including 11 AK-47 rifles, 29 grenades, 3 kg RDX, mobile phones & radio handsets, medicine and ration supplies were also recovered from the encounter site.

Two jawans of the special operations grou...