Suspect in Chanapora attack, militants arrested in Wathoora


SRINAGAR — Police has claimed to have arrested two militants who allegedly carried out attack on Chanapora Police Post in Srinagar, leading to the injuries to a policeman.

A senior Police Officer told GNS that the arrest were made after hectic efforts by the police.

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He said that the militants identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Rather and Junaid Ahmad Dar, both resident of Wathoora were arrested from Wathoora area of Chadoora in Budgam today morning.

The officer also claimed to have recovered some arms and ammunition including pistol from their possession.

The attack on police post Chanapora was carried on Friday evening resulting in injuries to one policeman constable Feroz Ahmad who is now undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura.

Militant outfit Al-Umar Mujahideen had claimed responsibility for the attack.

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