The UP Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Noida police in a pre-dawn encounter shot dead two Pakistani terrorists following an ambush in Noida’s sector 97 area on Sunday. An ATS policeman suffered a gunshot wound during the exchange of fire.
Additional director general of police (ADGP) Brij Lal, briefing newsmen in Lucknow said that the ATS was working on a specific terror module that was believed to be active germinating in Western UP for nearly a month and a half now.
On a specific tip-off, the ATS team started screening vehicles passing from the Amity police outpost towards Delhi around 2:15 am when they saw a Maruti 800 trying to steer clear of the police check. As the ATS commandoes tried to intercept the car, it took an adjacent road and tried to escape. As the exchange of fire continued, the car carryimg the terrorists crashed killing the two traveling in the car.