A Tehreekul Mujahideen terrorists was on Wednesday arrested by security forces soon after carrying out a grenade attack in Baramulla district, injuring three cops, police said.
“Based on credible inputs that some terrorists are travelling on the Baramulla-Srinagar highway, a police team set up a checkpoint at Baba Teng Pattan,” a police spokesman said.
He said one of the vehicles was signalled to stop but the militants inside the vehicle hurled a grenade.
“One police officer, DySp Zafar Mehdi and two other cops -Shabir Ahmad and Ashiq Hussain — sustained injuries,” the spokesman said.
However, the other cops chased the fleeing terrorists and managed to apprehend one of them, he said.