CHANDIGARH: Six persons including two militants were killed and three arrested allegedly with arms and ammunition in Punjab since Monday night, reports said here on Tuesday.

Two employees of a liquor shop, Moola Dn Gulzar Singh were shot dead in Panj Grahi village under Qadian police station in Batala district the police said.

Early on Tuesday morning two militants were killed by police near Gidder Pindi village, 45 km from Ludhiana.

A Chinese AK 47 assault rifle, one .38 bore revolver two magazines and 27 rounds were planted on the bodies of the dead Sikhs.

A police party from Jalandhar headed by Mr. SS. Virk, DIG, CRPF, raided the house of one Tara Singh at Akarpura under Bhikiwind police station on Monday night and allegedly seized a big

The seizures included five Chinese assault rifles along with 4,600 cartridges, seven 30 bore pistol mousers and 40 magazines; five AK 47 cleaning kits four hammer set Chinese rifles, 40 magazines and three oil bottles.

Two persons were killed on the outskirts of Ludhiana city around midnight on Monday night the police said.

One Gurbax Singh was killed by two unidentified persons in his house in Murdapur Barial village under Hariana police station in Arritsar district.

In Patiala, a woman, Manjit Kaur, was arrested on the charge of giving shelter to militants. Two persons identified as Santokh Singh and Sukhjeet Singh alias Sukha with arms and ammunition and two stolen scooters were arrested, the police said

Article extracted from this publication >> November 4, 1988