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AK rifle, 2 grenade and scooter allegedly used by 2 militants seized during Nowhatta encounter: Police

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SRINAGAR: A scooter allegedly used by two militants of LeT along with an AK rifle and two grenades were recovered following a gunfight in the Nowhatta area of Srinagar, police said.

A policeman, Constable Sarfaraz Ahmad of Batote Ramban, and an unidentified militant were injured in the gunfight, according to police. “Vehicle (scooter) used by two (militants) of LeT seized from the incident site. Besides, one Ak-74 rifle and two grenades have been recovered. Search still going on. Further details shall follow,” police said in a tweet.

Earlier, police said a policeman and a militant were injured in the “chance encounter” in the Nowhatta area of Srinagar. “Police & CRPF are on the job. Further details shall follow,” police said in a tweet. (GNS)

 

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