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Militants snatch, decamp with five rifles in Kashmir

Militants snatch, decamp with five rifles in Kashmir

India Blooms News Service | | 03 May 2017, 10:54 am
Srinagar, May 3 (IBNS): Suspected armed militants snatched five (SLRs) rifles from Jammu and Kashmir police guards posted at the Shopian district in south Kashmir, police said on Wednesday morning.

According to reports, militants barged into the court complex in Shopian and snatched five rifles from the policemen posted there.

Soon after the incident top police officials visited the site and suspended all five policemen for the alleged negligence of duty.

Following the snatching incident, an alert was sounded in the district.

The incident comes a day after militants killed five policemen, who were accompanying a district treasury van in adjoining Kulgam district.


(Reporting by Saleem Iqbal Qadri)