Three militants arrested after shootout in Srinagar

Srinagar: Three militants were arrested on Monday after a brief shootout with security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar city, police said.

A Jammu and Kashmir Police spokesman said the militants, who were in a car, were signalled to stop at a check post in Narbal area.

“But the militants opened fire at the police. The fire was retaliated. After a brief shootout, three of them were arrested,” the spokesman said. One of the militants was injured.

Arms and ammunition were recovered from the arrested militants, the spokesman said.