Police arrest 3 persons after brief shootout on Srinagar outskirts  

Police arrest 3 persons after brief shootout on Srinagar outskirts  
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Srinagar, Oct 29:  Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said that it arrested three persons after a  brief shootout  on Srinagar outskirts.

Local news agency GNS reported that a car was signaled to stop by a naka party in Narbal. The persons travelling in the vehicle fired upon the naka party. The cops retaliated, triggering a brief shootout.

SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray said that Naka had been established following specific information about the movement of militants.

As the car passed through the area, the security forces asked them it to stop but the persons travelling in the vehicle opened fire which resulted into a brief shootout.

In the incident, one “militant activist” has sustained bullet injuries and other two persons were overpowered by the cops and apprehended. The injured has been shifted to JVC hospital for treatment, it said. A case has been registered and further investigation taken up, the SSP said.