Two terrorists killed, one arrested in shootout in capital (Lead)

September 19th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Two suspected terrorists were killed and one arrested after a shootout that followed a raid by an anti-terrorist squad in a crowded Muslim-majority neighbourhood near the Jamia Milia Islamia university in south Delhi Friday morning.An inspector of the Delhi Police also suffered bullet injuries.

Police, helped by commados of the elite National Security Guard (NSG), surrounded a house in the rabbit warren of the Jamia Nagar neighbourhood after a tip-off they received following a reported confession by a leading militant who was arrested after the July 26 Ahmedabad bombings.

In the shootout, that lasted several minutes around 11 a.m., two suspected terrorists were killed and one person arrested, eyewitnesses said.

There was still no official version of the incident.

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