Gunfire in Srinagar, Naveed Jatt not among arrested

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Naveed Ahmed alias Abu Hanzala
JK Bank

Srinagar: An exchange of gunfire took place near a police barricade in the outskirts of Srinagar, near Narbal area on Monday.

Sources said that one person in the vehicle has been injured in the retaliation gunfire from the government forces, while two others have been taken into custody by the police.


While as rumors on social media said that Naveed Jatt, a Lashkar-e-Toiba commander was arrested. A senior police official denied the reports of Naveed Jatt being one among those arrested.

As per reports a car was signaled to stop by a Naka party. The persons traveling in the vehicle fired upon the police personnel at the Naka. The cops returned the fire triggering off a brief shootout, in which one person was injured.

Police sources also confirmed that ammunition and grenades were recovered from the vehicle. “Identity of the persons arrested is being investigated,” sources said.

More details awaited.