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NIA takes over probe into LeT terrorist's escape from Srinagar

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The today took over the probe into terrorist Mohammed Naveed Jhatt's escape from the here, the agency said.

The NIA today registered a case related to Jhatt's escape from in where he was brought on February 6 for treatment, the NIA said.

An FIR was registered by the local Police at Karan Nagar in district, the NIA said.

In this incident, two police personnel and were killed, it said.

The NIA team is proceeding to tomorrow for the investigation of the case, the said.

The Pakistani terrorist staged the daring escape from the SMHS hospital, killing the two policemen with a pistol handed to him by his LeT accomplices who ambushed the police team escorting him.

The attack by the LeT to free "hardcore" terrorist Jhatt took place inside the busy Shri Maharaja (SMHS) hospital complex in a high security area of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital.

Jhatt, the 22-year-old LeT militant from who was caught in Kulgam in south in 2014, escaped with the assailants.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 21:25 IST