Two militants who allegedly carried out attack on Police Post Chanapora arrested from Wathoora

Police has claimed to have arrested two militants who allegedly carried out attack on Chanapora Police Post in Srinagar that left a cop injured.

A senior Police Officer told news agency GNS that the arrests were made after hectic efforts by the police.

He said that the militants identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Rather and Junaid Ahmad Dar, both residents of Wathoora were arrested from Wathoora area of Chadoora in Budgam today morning.

The officer also claimed to have recovered some arms and ammunition including pistol from their possession.

The attack on police post Chanapora was carried on Friday evening resulting in injuries to one policeman constable Feroz Ahmad who is now undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura.

Militant outfit Al-Umar Mujahideen had claimed responsibility for the attack.