Police kill 5 terrorists on way to court in Telangana

Authorities in southern India say they killed five prisoners, who were accused of terrorism, when they tried to escape from a police van.

hidden April 07, 2015 12:20:32 IST
Police kill 5 terrorists on way to court in Telangana

Authorities in southern India say they killed five prisoners, who were accused of terrorism, when they tried to escape from a police van.

Police kill 5 terrorists on way to court in Telangana

Representational image. PTI

Police were transferring the five men Tuesday from Warangal city to a court in Hyderabad. Reports say they were SIMI(Students' Islamic movement of India) terrorists.

The head of Telangana state police, Anurag Sharma, said the five attacked the accompanying officers and tried to escape, but were shot dead.

The five included alleged Islamic extremist Syed Viqaruddin, who has been held for two years on charges of killing two policemen in Hyderabad.

AP

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