Militant hurt in shoutout admitted to hospital in Anantnag

Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) A militant was arrested in an injured condition on Thursday after a shootout in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir.A statement issued by the army said, “Today a joint mobile vehicle interception post (MVIP) of the army and the J&K police was established at Naina Sangam in Anantnag district. At approximately 2.10 a.m., a motorcycle approached the MVIP which was signalled to stop.”The pillion rider fired 7 to 8 rounds on the MVIP party. In retaliatory firing by the joint MVIP team, the pillion rider was hit and he fell down from the bike, while the rider fled from the location. The injured militant has been admitted to the district hospital in Anantnag at approximately at 3 a.m. The injured militant was in possession of one pistol and 2 rounds. He was absconding from Srinagar since November 2020.”–IANSsq/arm

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