Militant Who Escaped During Budgam Encounter Arrested In Khrew: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant who had escaped from the encounter site in Mochwa area of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

Forces personnel near the site of encounter at Mochwa area of Budgam on August 7,2021. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

An official said that a militant who escaped from the encounter site, after following a lead, has been arrested in Khrew.

“A pistol and a grenade has been recovered from his possession. The truck driver also arrested,” a police official said.

Earlier, a police spokesman said a militant was killed in an encounter in Mochwa area of Budgam.

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