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Three suspected militants arrested in Srinagar outskirts: Police


Srinagar, Oct 29: Police on Monday said that it have arrested three suspected militants near Noora Hospital in outskirts of Srinagar city.
Reports reaching said that a car was signalled to stop by a Naka party at Narbal. The persons travelling in the vehicle fired upon the Naka party. The cops returned the fire triggering off a brief shootout.
SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray said that Naka has been established following specific information about the moment of militants.
As the car passed through the area, the security forces asked them it to stop but the persons travelling in the vehicle opened fire which resulted into a brief shootout.
In the incident one militant actvist has sustained bullet injuries and other two persons were overpowered by the cops and apprehended them.
The injured has been shifted to JVC hospital for treatment.
A case has been registered and further investigation taken up, the SSP said.

3 BSF troopers injured in Pantha Chowk attack


Srinagar, October 29: Three BSF personnel were injured on Monday in a suspected militant attack on their vehicle in Pantha Chowk area on the outskirts of Srinagar city, police said.
Gunmen opened fire on a security force vehicle at the Pantha Chowk, resulting in injuries to five jawans.
An official said the injured personnel, belonging to the 163 battalion, have been hospitalised and the one jawan is stated to be in serious condition.
Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to track down the assailants, he added.