Published On : Thu, Feb 8th, 2018

5 arrested for shootout in Srinagar hospital

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Pakistani terrorist Naveed Jhatt
Srinagar: Five people have been arrested for the shootout and the escape of a Pakistani prisoner at the SMHS hospital in Srinagar. While Pakistani terrorist Naveed Jhatt escaped from police custody two policemen died in the incident. The police said they have tracked down on the motorcycle and the vehicle they had used for the getaway.

The attack by the LeT to free “hardcore’ Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist Mohammed Naveed Jhatt took place around 11.35 am inside the busy SMHS hospital complex in a high security area of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital.

It ended with Head Constable Mushtaq Ahmad and Constable Babar Ahmad Khan being killed and the terrorists escaping into the narrow lanes of downtown Srinagar, a police official said.

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Jhatt, the 22-year-old LeT terrorist from Pakistan who was caught in Kulgam in south Kashmir in 2014, escaped with the assailants, police said.

Image: Pakistani LeT terrorist Naveed Jhatt who escaped in the shootout at the SMHS hospital in Srinagar.

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