October 2001 News

Militants with IED arrested near J&K Assembly

23 October 2001
The Hindu

SRINAGAR: The security forces arrested two militants with a powerful IED and 42 rounds of ammunition from Badshah Chowk near the Assembly in the heart of Srinagar last evening The two were locals and were being interrogated, official sources said . Two militants were killed by the troops of Rashtriya Rifles in an encounter at Churigund in Anantnag district today. A civilian was killed in the shootout which broke out after the troops laid a cordon around the village to flush out militants.


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