Repeat of Pathankot? Three youths snatch car at gunpoint, hunt on to nab miscreants

Pathankot: A car was snatched at gunpoint by three youths on Wednesday near Sujanpur, months after a similar act was carried out by suspected Pakistani terrorists before they attacked the air force base here.

According to SSP RK Bakshi, three youths, two of them reportedly Sikh, snatched a car at gunpoint from a person on the highway near Sujanpur here.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

Barricades have been put and a search is on to nab the miscreants, he said.

Six terrorists, suspected to belong to the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed outfit, had attacked the air force base on 2 January. The strike had left seven security personnel dead with all six terrorists, too, being killed.

The terrorists had hijacked the vehicle of Punjab Police SP Salwinder Singh as they headed to the air force base.

PTI


Published Date: Mar 23, 2016 05:27 pm | Updated Date: Mar 23, 2016 05:47 pm


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