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Kashmir: Militants overpower 5 policemen, snatch their rifles

Incident occurred in the Shopian court complex

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Kashmir unrest, Poonch
Security personnel deployed in Kashmir. Photo: PTI

Militants snatched service rifles of five policemen guarding the court complex in district of Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. A group of ultras sneaked into the premises of the court complex in town late last night and overpowered the five policemen on duty, the official said. He said the militants snatched the SLR rifles of the policemen before leaving the place. No one was injured in the incident.

First Published: Wed, May 03 2017. 08:27 IST