Two militants arrested after brief shootout at Rajouri

Srinagar, June 11: Government forces on Monday arrested two militants after a brief shootout at a ‘naka’ and recovered stolen arms and ammunition from their possession in Thanamandi tehsil of Rajouri district in Jammu Kashmir.
“During wee hours, a joint naka of Rajouri Police, 72 Bn CRPF and Army laid on Rajouri – DKG road at Thanamandi chowk was conducting random frisking of vehicles when the two motorcycle-borne terrorists reached there and were signalled to stop,” Yugal Manhas, SSP Rajouri here said.
He said that as it was still dark, taking advantage of the situation, the duo sped up their motorcycle and later, dropped it at some distance from ‘naka’ and fired on the chasing Naka personnel.


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