‘Militants’ who attacked police in Srinagar arrested

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Jammu and Kashmir Police Sunday claimed to have arrested two militants, who allegedly carried out an attack on Chanapora Police Post in Srinagar that left a cop injured, two days back.

A police spokesperson said the arrests were made after hectic efforts by the police. “The militants identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Rather and Junaid Ahmad Dar were arrested from Wathoora area of Chadoora in Budgam today (Sunday) morning,” he said and claimed to have recovered some arms and ammunition, including pistol from their possession.

The attack on the police post at Chanapora in Srinagar was carried on Friday evening resulting in injuries to one policeman constable Feroz Ahmad, who is now undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura.

Al-Umar Mujahideen militant outfit had claimed responsibility for the attack.

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