Three militants arrested

NC Network

Three suspected militants on Monday were arrested after a minor shootout at the outskirts of Srinagar. 

A checkpoint was established by security forces in Narbal area on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway after following an information about the militants movement in the area. 

The personnel signaled a car to stop but the the driver tried to runaway. After a small exchange of firing the suspected militants were arrested. In the firing one of them was injured. He has been taken to the hospital. 

A cache of explosives and ammunition, hidden in apple boxes, were recovered from the spot.

With inputs from agency

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